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SubjectRe: Linux 2.2.19pre10
Hi Alan,

On Tue, 13 Feb 2001, Alan Cox wrote:
>> No, I do not think that it's minor. We had to bring down running
>> application servers to be able to start another one, because the
>> new one couldn't create or attach the systemwide os-monitoring
>> segment and thus refused to start. That's very bad behaviour.
> Well I'll take corrected fixes, but Im not going to hold up a release for it

Yes, I understand that. But I never got any note that my fix is broken
and I still do not understand what's the concern.

We are holding the BKL while doing this. And if shm_close does not get
called with it we should probably acquire it.


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