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SubjectRe: v2.6 vs v3.0
On Mon, Sep 30 2002, Alan Cox wrote:
> On Mon, 2002-09-30 at 08:56, Jens Axboe wrote:
> > 2.5 at least does not have the taskfile hang, because I killed taskfile
> > io.
>
> Thats not exactly a fix 8). 2.5 certainly has the others. Taskfile I/O

I didn't claim it was, I just don't want a user setting taskfile io to
'y' because he thinks its cool when we know its broken.

> is pretty low on my fix list. The fix isnt trivial because we set the
> IRQ handler late - so the IRQ can beat us setting the handler, but
> equally if we set it early we get to worry about all the old races in
> 2.3.x

Where exactly is the race?

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Jens Axboe

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