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Re: semaphore woes in 2.6, 32bit

To: Jun Sun <jsun@mvista.com>
Subject: Re: semaphore woes in 2.6, 32bit
From: Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org>
Date: Sat, 8 May 2004 09:18:22 +0200
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On Fri, May 07, 2004 at 06:10:31PM -0700, Jun Sun wrote:

> I got a bunch of segfaults which are due to HAS_LLSCD cpu operating
> on a semaphore which is aligned along 4-byte boundary instead of the
> desired 8-byte boundary.

Dare to give a complete version number?  I've dumped 2.4 on all my systems
months ago and never have seen this problem except with slab debugging
enabled - but that side effect of slab debugging is known since years.

  Ralf

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