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    SubjectRe: [patch] lockless, scalable get_pid(), for_each_process() elimination, 2.5.35-BK

    On Wed, 18 Sep 2002, Rik van Riel wrote:
    > That's about 18 times the timeout for the NMI oopser and will cause
    > people real trouble.

    Where did this NMI oopser argument come from? get_pid() doesn't even
    disable interrupts. And we hold the read lock, and other interrupts aren't
    allowed to take the write lock anyway. If the NMI oopser triggers, then
    something else is going on than get_pid().


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