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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?

    Jens Axboe

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