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

    On Fri, 21 Feb 2003, Ingo Molnar wrote:
    > >
    > > This is a single non-serializing bit test, and if it means that the task
    > > counters are _right_, that's definitely the right thing to do.
    > ok. Plus the wait_task_inactive() stuff was always a bit volatile. Now we
    > could in fact remove it from release_task(), right?

    Yes, except for the same concerns I had about your patch moving it.

    That part could be cleanly solvged by just moving a lot of the tear-down
    of the "struct task_struct" entirely into "__put_task_struct()" (which now
    can never be called with "current == tsk"), ie if we do the "free_user()"
    _there_, then I think we can remove the wait_task_inactive() entirely from
    the wait path.


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