cvs commit: src/sys/kern kern_intr.c subr_sleepqueue.c
src/sys/geom geom_io.c src/sys/sys proc.h
phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Thu Sep 15 14:30:32 PDT 2005
In message <4329E739.4070707 at samsco.org>, Scott Long writes:
>Well, there is a subtle distinction here that isn't well understood.
>Sleep mutexes "block", they don't "sleep".
A good rule of thumb is that userland won't get to run while mutexes are
held, whereas userland may run while a thread is sleeping.
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