Re: 2.6.4 on Alpha uninterruptible sleep of processes

From: Marc Giger
Date: Fri Mar 12 2004 - 11:16:21 EST

Hi Ivan,

On Fri, 12 Mar 2004 18:41:15 +0300
Ivan Kokshaysky <ink@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> On Fri, Mar 12, 2004 at 06:27:54PM +0300, Ivan Kokshaysky wrote:
> > - " cmovgt %0,%0,%1\n"
> > + " cmovgt %0,0,%1\n"
> Oops. This is wrong, please ignore.
> Will investigate further.

Too late. Already applied, compiled and booted. Read your message and
rebooted to 2.4:-)

Another question:

Why is there no option to compile a preemptive kernel? Not possible on
alpha or nobody interested to code or...?

Perhaps you can answer yet another question:

In 2.4.23 /prc/meminfo shows always

Buffers: 0 kB

Is it normal on alpha? 2.6.4 showed a value > 0

Thank you!


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