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SubjectRe: [BUG] D-states in test8
On Sun, Oct 19, 2003 at 06:36:10PM -0700, Andrew Morton wrote:
> Pedro Larroy <piotr@member.fsf.org> wrote:
> >
> > On Sun, Oct 19, 2003 at 04:01:27PM -0700, Andrew Morton wrote:
> > > Pedro Larroy <piotr@member.fsf.org> wrote:
> > > >
> > > > Process just started to get into D state, all subsequent ps got into D.
> > > > The first that got into D state was mplayer.
> > >
> > > This might help.
> > >
> > > --- 25/sound/core/pcm_native.c~pcm_native-deadlock-fix 2003-10-19 15:58:31.000000000 -0700
> >
> >
> > Thanks. Also thanks to wli for the insight.
> >
>
> Well. The emphasis is on "might". That locking bug was on an error path
> and it's quite possible that the deadlock is due to a different bug which
> is still there.
>

Now seems I can't get them stuck.

Hmm, Before I just opened twice /dev/dsp IIRC and then both processes got
stuck in D.

so snd_pcm_open_file must have returned < 0

I can try to play a little with it tomorrow to see why gets into the error
path.
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