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SubjectRe: [patch] CFS scheduler, -v19

* Ian Kent <raven@themaw.net> wrote:

> > ah! It passes in a low-res time source into a high-res time interface
> > (pthread_cond_timedwait()). Could you change the time(NULL) + 1 to
> > time(NULL) + 2, or change it to:
> >
> > gettimeofday(&wait, NULL);
> > wait.tv_sec++;
>
> OK, I'm with you, hi-res timer.
> But even so, how is the time in the past after adding a second.
>
> Is it because I'm not setting tv_nsec when it's close to a second
> boundary, and hence your recommendation above?

yeah, it looks a bit suspicious: you create a +1 second timeout out of a
1 second resolution timesource. I dont yet understand the failure mode
though that results in that looping and in the 30% CPU time use - do you
understand it perhaps? (and automount is still functional while this is
happening, correct?)

Ingo
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