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SubjectRe: [PATCH] fix for VM test9-pre7
Hi,

On Mon, Oct 02, 2000 at 12:42:47AM -0300, Rik van Riel wrote:
> --- linux-2.4.0-test9-pre7/fs/buffer.c.orig Sat Sep 30 18:09:18 2000
> +++ linux-2.4.0-test9-pre7/fs/buffer.c Mon Oct 2 00:19:41 2000
> @@ -706,7 +706,9 @@
> static void refill_freelist(int size)
> {
> if (!grow_buffers(size)) {
> - try_to_free_pages(GFP_BUFFER);
> + wakeup_bdflush(1);
> + current->policy |= SCHED_YIELD;
> + schedule();
> }
> }

This part looks strange! wakeup_bdflush will sleep if the parameter
is not zero, i.e. we'll schedule twice. I doubt that this the intended
behaviour?

regards Christian

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