Subject: Re: Please Revert newlock2
To: None <>
From: Bucky Katz <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 02/20/2007 19:42:00
Matt Thomas <> writes:

> SA is/was an extremely unwieldy mechanism.  It make the kernel
> scheduler considerably more complex and had tentacles in a myriad of
> places it shouldn't have.  It was an interesting experiment; however
> not all experiments succeed and SA was an unfortunate failure.

Yes. SA does not equal M:N threads, and as I've said elsewhere, if it
were my system, I'd burn down SA but salvage M:N through a different

Let's draw this thread to a close. Y'all aren't gonna give me m:n on
uniprocessor back, are you?  I should quit hoping and give up on that?

Someone with authority to say so, say so, and we're done here.