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SubjectRe: [patch] irqlock patch -G3. [was Re: odd memory corruptionin2.5.27?]

On Wed, 24 Jul 2002, William Lee Irwin III wrote:

> Since we're on the subject of preempt_schedule() being done at
> inappropriate times, I'm seeing it being called and panicking the
> machine before the per-cpu GDT, IDT, TSS, and LDT are loaded in
> cpu_init() and suspect that may be a wee bit too early to be sane.

i've fixed this in my tree: the init thread needs to start up with a
nonzero preempt_count, and schedule_init() sets it to 0. [schedule_init()
is the point after we can schedule.]

Ingo

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