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SubjectRe: [2.4.17/18pre] VM and swap - it's really unusable
On Wed, Jan 09, 2002 at 03:07:40PM +0100, Daniel Phillips wrote:
> On January 9, 2002 02:55 pm, Andrea Arcangeli wrote:
> > On Wed, Jan 09, 2002 at 12:56:50PM +0100, Daniel Phillips wrote:
> > > BTW, I find your main argument confusing. First you don't want -preempt with
> > > CONFIG_EXERIMENTAL because it might not get wide enough testing, so you want
> > > to enable it by default in the mainline kernel, then you argue it's too risky
> > > because everybody will use it and it might break some obscure driver. Sorry,
> > > you lost me back there.
> >
> > the point I am making is very simple: _if_ we include it, it should _not_
> > be a config option.
>
> That doesn't make any sense to me. Why should _SMP be a config option and not

getting the drivers tested with preempt enable makes lots of sense to
me.

> _PREEMPT?

SMP in 2.1 wasn't a config option.

Andrea
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