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SubjectRe: Linux 2.4 Status/TODO page (test11-pre3)
On Mon, Nov 13, 2000 at 11:58:00PM +0100, Roger Larsson wrote:
> On Sunday 12 November 2000 23:31, Erik Mouw wrote:
> > I can still hang the system with XMMS (1.0.1) using real-time priority.
> > The system doesn't die, but it is completely unresponsive. There is no
> > sound, but after the MP3 file is played, the system works again. I can
> > reproduce this behaviour with usb-uhci and uhci-alt on 2.4.0-test10.
> > I haven't test test11-pre3 yet, but the changes don't look too big that
> > the "bug" has been fixed.
> Does it use non blocking IO?
> In such case you might have created an infinite loop at high priority
> resulting in a busylock of all other processes.

Possible, I didn't look at the source. It would explain the behaviour,
but why isn't there any sound?


J.A.K. (Erik) Mouw, Information and Communication Theory Group, Department
of Electrical Engineering, Faculty of Information Technology and Systems,
Delft University of Technology, PO BOX 5031, 2600 GA Delft, The Netherlands
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