Subject: Re: Single-user reached on multiprocessor Alpha kernel
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com>
From: Alistair Crooks <AlistairCrooks@excite.com>
Date: 11/21/2000 03:29:53
Much kudos to you and Bill.
On Mon, 20 Nov 2000 13:01:05 -0800, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> Thanks to Bill Sommerfeld who found a fatal bug in my CPU spinup
> trampoline, we have gotten to single-user mode on a multiprocessor
> Alpha running a multiprocessor kernel which runs both kernel and
> user code on the secondary CPUs.
> Now, the machine hung when we tried to do anything interesting (like
> "fsck" :-), but once again, Bill came to the rescue and found the
> deadlock while I was on my way to work. I've committed a fix for
> the deadlock, and will test it tonight when I get home. It's likely
> we'll have multi-user tonight.
> -- Jason R. Thorpe <email@example.com>
Alistair Crooks (firstname.lastname@example.org)
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