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    SubjectRe: [2.4.17/18pre] VM and swap - it's really unusable
    On Sat, 2002-01-12 at 15:07, Alan Cox wrote:

    > > We don't preempt while IRQ are disabled.
    > I must have missed that in the code. I can see you check __cli() status but
    > I didn't see anywhere you check disable_irq(). Even if you did it doesnt
    > help when I mask the irq on the chip rather than using disable_irq() calls.

    Well, if IRQs are disabled we won't have the timer... would not the
    system panic anyhow if schedule() was called while in an interrupt

    Robert Love

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