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SubjectRe: [patch] Real-Time Preemption, -RT-2.6.10-rc1-mm2-V0.7.1
Ingo Molnar wrote:

> The new PI code covers all synchronization objects in Linux (on
> PREEMPT_REALTIME): spinlocks, rwlocks, semaphores and rwsems.
> Feedback on the design of this code would be welcome, and patches as
> well, if you have a better scheme. The code is pretty modular so feel
> free to experiment with alternative schemes.

I didn't see closure being performed of a possible blocked-owner
dependency chain, but only promotion of the immediate owner. It
is possible for a mutex owner to itself be blocked on another mutex
requiring promotion of the latter mutex owner(s).

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john.cooper@timesys.com
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