Subject: Re: SMP-related process state changes
To: Jason R Thorpe <>
From: Andrew Brown <>
List: tech-smp
Date: 05/24/2000 23:23:25
>No kmem-grovelers should be broken by this; I didn't change the size
>or layout of struct proc in any way, merely added a new state.  Obviously
>old programs will not know about this state, but currently, only one
>process at any given time will be in this state, so it's not too

wouldn't that be one per cpu (eventually)?  and only the process
that's actually doing the looking will find itself in that state,
right?  or might it context switch to a run queue while the data's
being copied to its userspace from kmem?

>I'm going to commit these just before I commit the scheduler variable
>rearragement, and then bump the NetBSD version after the variable


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