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SubjectRe: 2.5.8-pre2: preempt: exits with preempt_count 1
* Robert Love ( wrote:
> On Wed, 2002-04-10 at 08:53, Duncan Sands wrote:
> > error: halt[411] exited with preempt_count 1
> >
> > This was after about 24 hours of up time. What can I do to help
> > track down this locking problem?
> It is not a big deal. The issue is that in the system shutdown code,
> something does not release a lock but just figures "the system is going
> down, what is the point?" It is probably the BKL ...
> For the sake of code readability and having nothing quit with a nonzero
> preempt_count, we should explicitly drop the lock, but it is not hurting
> anything (now, if you get this message elsewhere, there may be a
> problem).

ditto with nfs. doesn't require a system shutdown, just stopping the
nfs server.

error: nfsd[983] exited with preempt_count 1
error: rpciod[994] exited with preempt_count 1
error: lockd[993] exited with preempt_count 1

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