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SubjectRe: [patch] Real-Time Preemption, -RT-2.6.12-rc1-V0.7.41-07
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On Wed, 2005-03-30 at 16:39 -0500, Steven Rostedt wrote:
> On Wed, 2005-03-30 at 14:56 -0500, Steven Rostedt wrote:
>
> > Because of the stupid BKL, I'm going with a combination of your idea and
> > my idea for the solution of pending owners. I originally wanted the
> > stealer of the lock to put the task that was robbed back on the list.
> > But because of the BKL, you end up with a state that a task can be
> > blocked by two locks at the same time. This causes hell with priority
> > inheritance.
> >

[snip]

> It's a relatively simple patch, but it took a lot of pain since I was
> trying very hard to have the stealer do the work. But the BKL proved to
> be too much.

Oh, I forgot, this is patched against V0.7.41-11. Ingo, you're moving so
fast, I can't keep up. I'll download your latest later, and see if this
patch still qualifies.

-- Steve


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