Re: [patch] Real-Time Preemption, -RT-2.6.12-rc6-V0.7.48-00

From: Gene Heskett
Date: Thu Jun 16 2005 - 21:07:24 EST

On Thursday 16 June 2005 16:43, Ingo Molnar wrote:
>* K.R. Foley <kr@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> >>[...] That works to get the system booted. Although I am getting
>> >> many soft lockups now, minutes after the boot. Log attached.
>> >> [...]
>> >
>> >hm, do you get actual lockups, or only the messages about them?
>> > I.e. does the system work fine if you [the sounds of careful
>> > thinking to get the word right] disable
>> > CONFIG_DETECT_SOFTLOCKUP, or does it lock up silently?
>> There doesn't seem to be any actual lockups, just messages. I will
>> try disabling the above when I get home this evening. Can't get to
>> the system right now.
>i tweaked the softlockup detector in the last patch a bit (to fix
> false positives under very high loads), might have broken it on
> SMP.
> Ingo

I noticed that -33 seems to have a measurable lifetime, so I did the
edits mentioned in this thread and built it. Running now. Gotcha's
if any, reported later. Preempt Mode=3

Cheers, Gene
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