kern/95368: [kernel] [patch] Test for race between callout_drain() and softclock() generates false positive

John Baldwin jhb at FreeBSD.org
Tue Feb 10 05:50:05 PST 2009


The following reply was made to PR kern/95368; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: John Baldwin <jhb at FreeBSD.org>
To: bug-followup at FreeBSD.org, neelnatu at yahoo.com
Cc: rwatson at FreeBSD.org
Subject: Re: kern/95368: [kernel] [patch] Test for race between callout_drain() and softclock() generates false positive
Date: Tue, 10 Feb 2009 08:45:01 -0500

 At this point I do not think that a fix is going to be applied to the 
 RELENG_6_0 branch.  This bug is not present in more recent 6.x releases since 
 they now use the spin lock directly with sleepqueues avoiding the need for 
 the separate callout_wait_lock.
 
 -- 
 John Baldwin


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