Subject: Re: SMP-related process state changes
To: Andrew Brown <>
From: Jason R Thorpe <>
List: current-users
Date: 05/24/2000 20:50:36
On Wed, May 24, 2000 at 11:23:25PM -0400, Andrew Brown wrote:

 > wouldn't that be one per cpu (eventually)?  and only the process
 > that's actually doing the looking will find itself in that state,
 > right?  or might it context switch to a run queue while the data's
 > being copied to its userspace from kmem?

Eventually, sure.  And, yes, only that doing the looking at this time
will actually find itself in SONPROC state.  When we support running
processes on multiple CPUs, this obviously will change.

 > 1.4Z?!


        -- Jason R. Thorpe <>