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    SubjectRe: [patch] voluntary-preempt-2.6.9-rc1-bk4-R0
    Ingo Molnar wrote:
    > i've released the -R0 patch:
    >
    > http://redhat.com/~mingo/voluntary-preempt/voluntary-preempt-2.6.9-rc1-bk4-R0
    >
    > ontop of:
    >
    > http://redhat.com/~mingo/voluntary-preempt/diff-bk-040828-2.6.8.1.bz2
    >
    > i've given up on the netdev_backlog_granularity approach, and as a
    > replacement i've modified specific network drivers to return at a safe
    > point if softirq preemption is requested. This gives the same end result
    > but is more robust. For the time being i've fixed 8193too.c and e100.c.
    > (will fix up other drivers too as latencies get reported)
    >
    > this should fix the crash reported by P.O. Gaillard, and it should solve
    > the packet delay/loss issues reported by Mark H Johnson. I cannot see
    > any problems on my rtl8193 testbox anymore.
    >
    > Ingo
    >

    Last night when rebooting on R0 for the first time, my system locked up.
    It appears to have happened the first time trying to send/recv any real
    data over the e100 interface when ntp was starting up. Will try to
    investigate further a little later.

    kr

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