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Re: 2.6 preemptive kernel on mips

To: Jun Sun <jsun@mvista.com>
Subject: Re: 2.6 preemptive kernel on mips
From: Tom Rini <trini@kernel.crashing.org>
Date: Wed, 4 Aug 2004 14:51:40 -0700
Cc: Song Wang <wsonguci@yahoo.com>, linux-mips@linux-mips.org
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On Tue, Aug 03, 2004 at 12:40:48PM -0700, Jun Sun wrote:

> 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.

MIPS or generic?  It's claimed, at least, that SMP&&PREEMPT have no
fatal, generic, issues now (I forget if that was the case around 2.6.5).

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Tom Rini
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