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SubjectRe: 2.5.8-pre2: preempt: exits with preempt_count 1
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On Wed, 2002-04-10 at 20:28, 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).
>
> I am trying to find what is the cause but I have not tracked it down yet

This is also still happening on 2.4.19-pre6 + preempt


> ...

>
> Robert Love





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