Re: PROBLEM: 2.4.19-pre10-ac2 bug in page_alloc.c:131

From: William Lee Irwin III (
Date: Wed Jun 26 2002 - 19:54:31 EST

On Wed, 2002-06-26 at 17:00, Bongani wrote:
> The preemptive kernel is not part of 2.4-ac.

On Wed, Jun 26, 2002 at 05:54:13PM -0400, Robert Love wrote:
> Btw, fwiw, I do not think this problem has anything to do with
> preemption. The "exited with preempt_count" message just means the task
> exited with preemption disabled. It is not a problem if the task died
> abnormally.

Well, my concern here is for the pte_chain_lock() / pte_chain_unlock()
bits. Teaching them about preemption should be all that's needed there.

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