Re: [PATCH] solved APM bug with -rc5

From: Willy TARREAU (
Date: Thu Aug 01 2002 - 16:17:32 EST

On Thu, Aug 01, 2002 at 02:54:08PM -0600, Richard Gooch wrote:
> Richard Gooch writes:
> > Hm. I bet you didn't try this with CONFIG_PREEMPT=y, right? IIRC, the
> > wonderful world of preemption means that you can get rescheduled on
> > another CPU without warning, unless you take a lock or explicitely
> > disable preemption.
> Apologies. I forgot that CONFIG_PREEMPT is a 2.5.x feature, and
> doesn't exist on 2.4 (thankfully).

Never mind, your comment is interesting anyway because it shows that
preemption patch for 2.4 needs to adapt to such updates.

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