cvs commit: src/sys/kern kern_proc.c kern_switch.c src/sys/sys sched.h src/sys/vm vm_glue.c

Julian Elischer julian at
Sun Sep 19 15:53:01 PDT 2004

David Schultz wrote:
> das         2004-09-19 18:34:17 UTC
>   FreeBSD src repository
>   Modified files:
>     sys/kern             kern_proc.c kern_switch.c 
>     sys/sys              sched.h 
>     sys/vm               vm_glue.c 
>   Log:
>   The zone from which proc structures are allocated is marked
>   UMA_ZONE_NOFREE to guarantee type stability, so proc_fini() should
>   never be called.  Move an assertion from proc_fini() to proc_dtor()
>   and garbage-collect the rest of the unreachable code.  I have retained
>   vm_proc_dispose(), since I consider its disuse a bug.

well we do aim to one day remove the requirement for UMA_ZONE_NOFREE.
In fact I have a gague feeling we mayhave already done so. I think it
had to do with what page tables the kernel ran on after a thread went away.
Peter may have a better memory as to why that was required.

>   Revision  Changes    Path
>   1.217     +5 -16     src/sys/kern/kern_proc.c
>   1.95      +0 -16     src/sys/kern/kern_switch.c
>   1.22      +1 -1      src/sys/sys/sched.h
>   1.204     +4 -1      src/sys/vm/vm_glue.c

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