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SubjectRe: Realtime Preemption, 2.6.12, Beginners Guide?
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On Wednesday 06 Jul 2005 19:41, Ingo Molnar wrote:
> * Ingo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu> wrote:
> > does the patch below help? We initialized the timestamps to 0, but
> > with jiffies starting out negative, that means a ~5 minutes gap until
> > we first reach a value of 0. That would explain the messages. The only
> > thing it doesnt explain, why did this only trigger on your box?
>
> here's an updated patch - it will print out all timestamps too. (you'll
> have to revert all previous softlockup patches first, via patch -R.)
>
> Ingo
>

Yep, thanks, that fixed it. I don't know why it only shows up on my
configuration, but it was a bug, and this patch fixes it. I also took the
liberty of upgrading to -06 while I was doing it, so I think you can probably
release -07 with the specified changes.

So far no lockups, either, but I'm not convinced they're gone forever. I'll
let you know how it goes.

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Cheers,
Alistair.

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