Re: [patch] O(1) scheduler, -D1, 2.5.2-pre9, 2.4.17

From: Ingo Molnar (
Date: Mon Jan 07 2002 - 16:19:40 EST

On Mon, 7 Jan 2002, Brian Gerst wrote:

> I noticed in this patch that you removed the rest_init() function.
> The reason it was split from start_kernel() is that there was a race
> where init memory could be freed before the call to cpu_idle(). Note
> that start_kernel() is marked __init and rest_init() is not.

you are right, i've missed that detail. I've fixed this in my tree
(reverted that part to the previous behavior), the fix will show up in the
next patch. Thanks,


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