Subject: Re: RAIDframe?
To: Graham Guttocks <>
From: Jason R Thorpe <>
List: tech-smp
Date: 04/02/2002 16:44:22
On Tue, Apr 02, 2002 at 04:23:57PM -0800, Graham Guttocks wrote:

 >   Note that the mainline got RAIDframe added to GENERIC; however, this
 >   has been commented out on the branch because RAIDframe currently
 >   doesn't use locks correctly; with LOCKDEBUG, you'll panic, which means
 >   without LOCKDEBUG, you'll likely probably deadlock/hang in ugly ways.
 > Does this mean I'm out of luck, and can't use both SMP 
 > and RAIDframe?  Just wanted to confirm.

Due to problems with the locking protocol, that is correct.

        -- Jason R. Thorpe <>