Subject: Re: cpu_fork() initial SPL / NTP stability.
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jonathan Stone <jonathan@DSG.Stanford.EDU>
Date: 04/09/2001 23:03:49
In message <20010409235157.3006C2A2A@orchard.arlington.ma.us>Bill Sommerfeld wr
>Paul Kranenberg recently found and fixed a bug in the sparc port:
>kernel thread main functions were invoked running at
>splhigh()/splclock() because cpu_fork() did not (re)set the saved IPL
>of the newly created process.
Kudos, and thanks, to pk for finding and fixing it.
>It appears that several other ports have this same bug. (I'm testing
>a fix for the alpha at the moment). i386 appears to not have the
It'd would be great if TLS could check your fix on one of his high-HZ
alphas where NTP 4.0 has been problematic. (dropped/blocked hardclock
ticks was my diagnois back i feburary, iirc). It'd be nice to know if
that problem is fixed or not.