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SubjectRe: lowlatency-2.2.14-B1 + 2.2.14aa7 fixes crash, but...

On Wed, 1 Mar 2000, Andrea Arcangeli wrote:

> On Wed, 1 Mar 2000, William Montgomery wrote:
>
> >Process B is SCHED_FIFO waiting via sigpause().
> >Process A is SCHED_FIFO running and does signal() to Process B.
> >Process A waits in sigpause().
> >Process A run time in this case is very short, probably shorter that
> >free_inode loop.
>
> What has the above scenario to to do with free_inodes in first place?
>
I thought this scenario could occur during free_inodes and that it might
be a case where the single pass conditional schedule could fail.
In light of your explanation, however, it does not appear to apply.

Wm


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