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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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