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SubjectRe: static scheduling - SCHED_IDLE?
On Fri, 9 Mar 2001, Jamie Lokier wrote:
> Rik van Riel wrote:
> > > > Of course. Now we just need the code to determine when a task
> > > > is holding some kernel-side lock ;)
> > >
> > > couldn't it just be indicated on actual locking the resource?
> >
> > It could, but I doubt we would want this overhead on the locking...
> Just raise the priority whenever the task's in kernel mode. Problem solved.

Remember that a task schedules itself out at the timer interrupt,
in kernel/sched.c::schedule() ... which is kernel mode ;)

Linux MM bugzilla:

Virtual memory is like a game you can't win;
However, without VM there's truly nothing to lose...

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