Subject: Re: Lockup with -current via SSH
To: Perry E. Metzger <email@example.com>
From: Nathan J. Williams <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 02/24/2003 21:31:05
"Perry E. Metzger" <email@example.com> writes:
> "Ken Seefried" <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > Adam K Kirchhoff writes:
> > > In my experience, -cuurent does not play well with SMP and
> > > threads. Any threaded application will lock up my machine solid.
> > With all due respect, that's not an answer. Either we are interested
> > in identifying and fixing SMP bugs, or we are not interested in SMP.
> > I'm reporting a problem, am interested in providing any additional
> > information I can, and looking for additional guidance as to how to
> > tackle debugging this further.
There's really nothing to debug as yet. It's broken in well-understood
ways. I just haven't gotten to fixing yet, because the fixes will
be... involved. Fixing it "properly" may require chucking our entire
scheduler out the window and replacing it with something else.