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Re: Fedora kernel philosophy question. was: kernel question



On Tue, 14 Oct 2003, Dave Jones wrote:

>  > With the O(1) scheduler has the persistent starvation problem been
>  > addressed?  Looks like it still exists in the Fedora beta2
>  > 
>  > Reference:
>  > http://www.hpl.hp.com/research/linux/kernel/o1-starve.php
> 
> That should have been fixed *long* ago. What exactly are you seeing?

i did fix it long time ago (the current fedora scheduler should be ok),
but this is really a corner-case that should never trigger naturally. It's
an interaction between one of the threads never doing any real work but
sleeping, and the other thread doing nothing but sending signals this the
first thread.

	Ingo




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