Subject: Re: vnode locking problem
To: Bill Sommerfeld <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jason Thorpe <email@example.com>
Date: 03/24/1999 11:23:20
On Wed, 24 Mar 1999 07:39:41 -0500
Bill Sommerfeld <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I think the right answer in the short term is to add a new flag bit to
> the lockmgr to indicate that locking against self is a non-fatal
> condition, and should just cause the lockmgr call to fail instead of a
> panic, and then pass that flag (and test for that error) in
> uvm_vnode.c. and return EDEADLK.
> This should be simple to add and test. Comments?
I think this is a good idea.
-- Jason R. Thorpe <email@example.com>