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Re: 2.6 preemptive kernel on mips

To: Song Wang <wsonguci@yahoo.com>
Subject: Re: 2.6 preemptive kernel on mips
From: Jun Sun <jsun@mvista.com>
Date: Tue, 3 Aug 2004 12:40:48 -0700
Cc: linux-mips@linux-mips.org, jsun@mvista.com
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On Tue, Aug 03, 2004 at 12:22:44PM -0700, Song Wang wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> Has anyone tried to enable kernel preemption on
> Linux mips 2.6 kernel (mips32) and test it? If
> so, which version does it work?
> 
> I tried on 2.6.3 and it didn't work.
> 

Try the latest kernel.  I checked preemption around 2.6.5 time
and I believe all the obvious problems are fixed then.

There are still some issues with both SMP and PREEMPT, but most
people won't see them in normal cases.

Jun

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