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Re: A couple of questions

Paul Goyette wrote:
2. The kern/ras[123] tests seem to rely on external events to cause the
process to be preempted. (The tests simply sit in a tight loop until a
timeout occurs, or a predetermined number of "restarts" has occurred.)
Is there some clean way to force preemption, even on SMP systems with
lots of cores? (On my 24-core machine, the tests succeed less than half
the time under normal system load.)

Maybe you can use schedctl(8) and launch two concurrent processes, both with affinity to CPU 0?


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