cvs commit: src/sys/kern kern_switch.c
dfr at nlsystems.com
Sun Aug 8 02:28:52 PDT 2004
On Friday 06 August 2004 18:46, John Baldwin wrote:
> On Friday 06 August 2004 12:05 pm, Scott Long wrote:
> > John Baldwin wrote:
> > > jhb 2004-08-06 15:49:44 UTC
> > >
> > > FreeBSD src repository
> > >
> > > Modified files:
> > > sys/kern kern_switch.c
> > > Log:
> > > Don't scare users with a warning about preemption being off
> > > when it isn't yet safe to have on by default.
> > >
> > > Revision Changes Path
> > > 1.75 +2 -0 src/sys/kern/kern_switch.c
> > I was actually hoping to leave this on as a reminder to get us to
> > fix the underlying problems, and only turning it off if absolutely
> > necessary for the release. Sorry that I didn't mention this
> > sooner.
> Hmm, it seems at least one person on current@ was already confused by
> this and asking if he should turn on FULL_PREEMPTION instead. We
> probably don't want people doing that. :-P Also, believe me that I
> haven't forgotten about the preemption stability problems. I just
> need to reproduce these problems on machines with a serial console.
> The only machine I can reproduce hangs on so far is my laptop which
> has no serial port. :(
Does it have firewire? Dcons is dead easy to set up - just add dcons and
dcons_crom to a kernel config and it automatically becomes the console.
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