Subject: Re: Continued problems with SMP on NetBSD/alpha
To: Michael L. Hitch <>
From: Stephen Jones <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 12/20/2006 11:20:49
On Dec 20, 2006, at 10:17 AM, Michael L. Hitch wrote:
> I was finally able to determine where it was deadlocked (I think I  
> had to eventually enable LOCKDEBUG to get more information) and was  
> able to come up with a fix.  After that deadlock got fixed, and the  
> problem with the FP IPP sutff was fixed, both my CS20 systems have  
> been happily running MP.  One has been running 3.0_STABLE for over  
> 307 days.
> The other only has 5 days of uptime because I upgraded the disk in  
> it a few weeks back, and have been testing more recent kernels on  
> it (it's currently running a 4.0_BETA kernel from the original 4.0  
> branch - I haven't gotten around to updating it to the latest 4.0  
> branch yet).

This is excellent news.  What can be done to ensure this gets  
incorporated in 4.0 ASAP?  If this is
a real fix, then its critical that it gets checked in by someone who  
has the access.