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SubjectRe: [patch] voluntary-preempt-2.6.8.1-P1
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On Mon, 2004-08-16 at 20:14, Florian Schmidt wrote:
> On Mon, 16 Aug 2004 06:05:15 +0200
> Ingo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu> wrote:
>
> >
> > * Lee Revell <rlrevell@joe-job.com> wrote:
> >
> > > Anyway, the change to sched.c fixes the mlockall bug, it works
> > > perfectly now. Thanks!
> >
> > great! This fix also means that we've got one more lock-break in the
> > ext3 journalling code and one more lock-break in dcache.c. I've
> > released-P1 with the fix included:
> >
> > http://redhat.com/~mingo/voluntary-preempt/voluntary-preempt-2.6.8.1-P1
>
> Hi,
>
> i don't know if this was mentioned before, but i sometimes see traces
> like this where half the entries are "preempt_schedule
> (copy_page_range)". I just wanted to ask if this is normal and expected
> behaviour.
>

Yes, Ingo identified an issue with copy_page_range, I don't think it's
fixed yet. See the voluntary-preempt-2.6.8.1-P0 thread.

Lee

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