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    SubjectRe: 2.4.20: Proccess stuck in __lock_page ...

    On Tue, 27 May 2003, Andrea Arcangeli wrote:

    > > It seems your "fix-pausing" patch is fixing a potential wakeup
    > > miss, right? (I looked quickly throught it). Could you explain me the
    > yes, not just one but multiple of them, all similar. lots of boxes were
    > hanging in a weird manner until I found and fixed this glitch.
    > > problem its trying to fix and how?
    > I'm attaching the old email, it should have all the explanataions.
    > but don't use that old patch (that was the first revision and it missed
    > one last race in wait_for_request noticed by Chris or Andrew [or
    > both?]), use this one instead (seems just the second revision, should be
    > that one plus that last race fix):

    I wonder if the additional wakeups result in performance degradation (not
    that it matters much in case there is no other way to fix the problem).

    But anyway I would like to have some numbers with/without the patch.

    Do you have them ?
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