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Re: never mind

To: Steven Seeger <sseeger@stellartec.com>
Subject: Re: never mind
From: "Maciej W. Rozycki" <macro@ds2.pg.gda.pl>
Date: Mon, 8 Jul 2002 19:27:45 +0200 (MET DST)
Cc: linux-mips@oss.sgi.com, linux-mips-kernel@lists.sourceforge.net
In-reply-to: <020401c2253d$5a4cca90$3501a8c0@wssseeger>
Organization: Technical University of Gdansk
Sender: owner-linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
On Sat, 6 Jul 2002, Steven Seeger wrote:

> Well I fixed it. Somehow kswapd_wait gets a bad entry in its task_list and
> it's always 0xffffffff8. So, putting a hack in __wake_up_common to look for
> that address and break out (since that always seems to be at the end of the
> list) fixed the problem. How odd. Of course I really should find out why
> that bad value gets in there, but I'm so lazy.

 And the bug will remain uncovered, waiting for another victim forever...

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+  Maciej W. Rozycki, Technical University of Gdansk, Poland   +
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