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SubjectRe: Hard lockups solved
"David S. Miller" wrote:
> Date: Mon, 13 Nov 2000 18:05:24 -0500
> From: Tom Leete <>
> Your net/ipv4/tcp.c patch from the NE2000 thread cured them even
> before I found the hardware fault. Has that patch gone to the
> queue? I recommend it.
> The bugs I was "fixing" there were due to problems in wait queue
> exclusivity nesting. We instead fixed wait queue exclusivity nesting
> so it actually worked in test11-pre3, can you see if by itself that
> kernel does not show your problems too?
> Thanks.
> Later,
> David S. Miller

Done. Yes, it's fixed in vanilla test11-pre3, to go by
limited testing. ftp, 15 Meg in 4 files -- no deathlike
sleep, md5sums agree. That load would have certainly
triggered the problem before. On to pre5.

Thanks again,
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