Subject: Re: SMP-related process state changes
To: None <>
From: Simon Burge <>
List: current-users
Date: 05/25/2000 14:25:56
Jason R Thorpe wrote:

> No kmem-grovelers should be broken by this; I didn't change the size
> or layout of struct proc in any way, merely added a new state.  Obviously
> old programs will not know about this state, but currently, only one
> process at any given time will be in this state, so it's not too
> horrible.

Would we want to distinguish between running and runnable with ps and
systat (say with 'R' and 'r') or just lump them in together for now?

I'm in the middle of some of the grovellers now (ps and top) and almost
ready to commit stuff - I can take care of those grovellers if you like.