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SubjectRe: [2.4.17/18pre] VM and swap - it's really unusable
>I question this because it is too risky to apply. There is no way any 
>distribution or production system could ever consider applying the
>preempt kernel and ship it in its next kernel update 2.4. You never know
>if a driver will deadlock because it is doing a test and set bit busy
>loop by hand instead of using spin_lock and you cannot audit all the
>device drivers out there.

Quick question from a kernel newbie.

Could this audit be partially automated by the Stanford Checker? or would
be too many false positives from other similar looping code?

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