Re: 2.4.2-ac3: loop threads in D state

From: Jens Axboe (
Date: Sun Feb 25 2001 - 19:48:27 EST

On Sun, Feb 25 2001, Alexander Viro wrote:
> Let me elaborate: the race is very narrow and takes deliberate efforts to
> hit. It _can_ be triggered, unfortunately. This extra up() will mess your
> life later on.

What's the worst that can happen? We do an extra up, but loop_thread
will still quit once we hit zero lo_pending. And loop_clr_fd
is still protected by lo_ctl_mutex.

Jens Axboe

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