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    SubjectRe: [patch] preempt-timing-on-2.6.8-rc2-O2

    * Ingo Molnar <> wrote:

    > (kjournald/189): 997us non-preemptible critical section violated 100 us
    > preempt threshold starting at journal_commit_transaction+0x642/0x2b10
    > and ending at journal_commit_transaction+0x24ce/0x2b10
    > [<c0105d7e>] dump_stack+0x1e/0x30
    > [<c011ad0f>] dec_preempt_count+0x3f/0x50
    > [<c01dfd3e>] journal_commit_transaction+0x24ce/0x2b10
    > [<c01e3bf4>] kjournald+0x1a4/0x710
    > [<c0102765>] kernel_thread_helper+0x5/0x10

    ok, found it - it's a false positive in commit.c due to need_resched()
    not doing a touch_preempt_timing(). Newest patch at:

    i changed need_resched() to do a touch_preempt_timing() - this also got
    rid of some other changes. All code i checked really takes
    need_resched() seriously if it looks at it - any reason why you didnt
    add this to need_resched() before?

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