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SubjectRe: low priority soft RT?

On Sat, 24 Jul 1999 14:15:39 +0200 (CEST), Rik van Riel
<> said:

> Promotion to a higher scheduling class shouldn't be too
> difficult.

Sure, but when, exactly, will you do this? The condition I saw in your
latest SCHED_IDLE patches are insufficient for the long term. Testing
the lock_depth is not good enough: there are large parts of the VFS
which now run without the kernel spinlock, but which can still hold or
block on other resources (eg. page locks).


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