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SubjectRe: [patch] preempt-timing-on-2.6.8-rc3-O4.patch
On Tue, Aug 10, 2004 at 12:13:03PM +0200, Ingo Molnar wrote:
> i've uploaded a new version of the preempt-timing patch:
> http://redhat.com/~mingo/voluntary-preempt/preempt-timing-on-2.6.8-rc3-O4.patch
> this patch fixes a number of false positives and false negatives. In
> particular it fixes the idle-task false positives, and it now correctly
> measures preemption delays in softirq and hardirq contexts and in
> bh-disabled process contexts. Maybe this sheds a light on some of the
> more mysterious delays that we've seen. (and which were never directly
> measured before.)
> (the patch also got alot simpler, which should help portability.)


Looks really good, this thing is really starting to look slick from all
the time you've put in on it.

The adding in of the FOOIRQ_OFFSET bits were a rather major oversisght
on my part! Very good catch.


-- wli
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