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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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