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SubjectRe: doublefault debugging (was Re: Linux v2.5.62 --- spontaneous reboots)

On Thu, 20 Feb 2003, Linus Torvalds wrote:

> > well, we can do the wait_task_inactive() in both cases - in
> > release_task(), and in __put_task_struct(). [in the release_task() path
> > that will just be a nop]. This further simplifies the patch.
> I think the _real_ simplification is to just have the task switch do
> this in the tail:

if possible i'd avoid putting more overhead into the scheduler - it's
clearly more performance-sensitive than the task create/exit path.


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