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SubjectRe: 2.5.8-pre2: preempt: exits with preempt_count 1
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On Wednesday 10 April 2002 8:40 pm, Skip Ford wrote:
> Duncan Sands wrote:
> > My system (x86 K6 UP running 2.5.8-pre2 with preemption) on powering down
> > gave:
> > ...
> > Power down.
> > error: halt[411] exited with preempt_count 1
> >
> > This was after about 24 hours of up time. What can I do to help
> > track down this locking problem?
>
> If you fixed the oopsing 2.5.8-pre1 kernel by putting 'lock_kernel()'
> in exit.c, then you have to remove that line.
>
> The correct fix was applied later, and if you leave in the call
> to 'lock_kernel()' you get the exact message you're reporting.
>
> If line 505 of kernel/exit.c is lock_kernel() in your tree then delete
> it, and try again.

No, it wasn't that, but thanks for thinking about it.

Ciao, Duncan.
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