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Re: XFS 1.1 and pre-emptible kernel???

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Subject: Re: XFS 1.1 and pre-emptible kernel???
From: Steve Lord <lord@xxxxxxx>
Date: 15 Jul 2002 11:33:57 -0500
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On Mon, 2002-07-15 at 11:30, Ron Murray wrote:
> I'm running a 2.4.18 kernel with XFS 1.1 and the pre-emptible kernel
> patch. If I create an XFS filesystem on /var, any process I run on the
> machine runs ok (as far as I can tell), but gives a
> 
>    <process> exited with preempt_count x
> 
> error on exit (where x > 1).
> 
>    Some digging at google turned up a suggestion that the XFS
> developers were aware of the problem, and that it had been fixed in
> CVS (this some time in early April), although nothing shows up in a
> search of this mailing list.
> 
>    I'd rather not try the current CVS version of XFS (don't trust
> pre-release kernels!), but I'm curious to see if it's been fixed (and
> I can wait till the official 2.4.19 kernel release and XFS patches).
> 
>    Is it better now?
> 

This is fixed in CVS, has been for a while now I think, Eric did some
testing, and can confirm or deny this.

Steve

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