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SubjectRe: [PATCH] 2.4.18-pre9, trylock for read/write semaphores
"Kendrick M. Smith" wrote:
> I just returned from vacation and saw this thread. I also need trylock()
> routines for read-write semaphores for NFS version 4, but you're way ahead
> of me: I hadn't even started to implement them yet, and have been working
> around the deficiency. So I would really like to see some variant of this
> patch go into the 2.5.x series eventually. Anything I can do to help out?


Can you test it on 2.5? It applies cleanly and builds with 2.5.3, but I
was having trouble booting the 2.5 kernel on RedHat 7.2. Not needing to
work on 2.5 just yet, I gave up rather quickly and just tested on 2.4.

Anyway, I can send you my test patch and a brief description of what I
looked for to make sure it was working on 2.4.

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Linux Kernel Developer | hard to run with the weight of gold,
Open SSI Clustering Project | Other hand I heard it said, it's
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