On Fri, 21 Apr 2000, Chris Mason wrote:
> On Fri, 21 Apr 2000, Manfred Spraul wrote:
> > Hans-Joachim Baader wrote:
> > >
> > >
> > > Since the message only appears in the Reiserfs, we know the culprit ;-)
> > >
> > It's probably a buglet in the main scheduler, and Reiserfs uncovered the
> > problem 8-)
> > IIRC one of the Reiserfs developers wrote that the newest patch should
> > fix that problem.
> Exactly. I work around this in our 2.3 code, but haven't had the chance
> to port the fix back yet to the 2.2 code. Andi Kleen sent along this
> patch for sched.c, as far as I know, it has fixed the issue for everyone
> that has tried it.
> --- linux/kernel/sched.c-o Wed Feb 9 14:27:20 2000
> +++ linux/kernel/sched.c Wed Mar 29 12:53:41 2000
> @@ -803,6 +803,7 @@
> goto handle_bh_back;
> + __sti();
> goto tq_scheduler_back;
But doesn't this just mask a more basic problem with somebody (in some
path) not releasing a lock?
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