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From: "Paul Menage" <menage@google.com>
To: vatsa@in.ibm.com, "Paul Jackson" <pj@sgi.com>
Cc: akpm@linux-foundation.org, dev@sw.ru, xemul@sw.ru,
	serue@us.ibm.com, ebiederm@xmission.com, haveblue@us.ibm.com,
	svaidy@linux.vnet.ibm.com, balbir@in.ibm.com,
	ckrm-tech@lists.sourceforge.net, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org,
	rohitseth@google.com, mbligh@google.com,
	containers@lists.osdl.org, devel@openvz.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH 0/9] Containers (V9): Generic Process Containers
Date: Mon, 30 Apr 2007 10:09:38 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <6599ad830704301009k11100a78we98e20deba9b1fdc@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20070430171225.GH24350@in.ibm.com>

On 4/30/07, Srivatsa Vaddagiri <vatsa@in.ibm.com> wrote:
> On Sun, Apr 29, 2007 at 02:37:21AM -0700, Paul Jackson wrote:
> > It builds and boots and mounts the cpuset file system ok.
> > But trying to write the 'mems' file hangs the system hard.
>
> Basically we are attempting a read_lock(&tasklist_lock) in
> container_task_count() after taking write_lock_irq(&tasklist_lock) in
> update_nodemask()!

Paul, is there any reason why we need to do a write_lock() on
tasklist_lock if we're just trying to block fork, or is it just
historical accident? Wouldn't it be fine to do a read_lock()?

Paul

  reply	other threads:[~2007-04-30 17:09 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 36+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2007-04-27 10:46 menage
2007-04-27 10:46 ` [PATCH 1/9] Containers (V9): Basic container framework menage
2007-04-29  3:12   ` [ckrm-tech] " Paul Jackson
2007-05-01 17:40   ` Balbir Singh
2007-05-01 17:46     ` Paul Menage
2007-05-01 18:40     ` [ckrm-tech] " Paul Jackson
2007-05-02  3:44       ` Balbir Singh
2007-05-02  6:12         ` Paul Jackson
2007-05-10  4:09           ` Balbir Singh
2007-05-10  4:47             ` Paul Jackson
2007-05-10  4:49               ` Balbir Singh
2007-04-27 10:46 ` [PATCH 2/9] Containers (V9): Example CPU accounting subsystem menage
2007-05-01 17:52   ` Balbir Singh
2007-04-27 10:46 ` [PATCH 3/9] Containers (V9): Add tasks file interface menage
2007-05-01 18:12   ` Balbir Singh
2007-05-01 20:37     ` [ckrm-tech] " Paul Menage
2007-05-02  3:25       ` Srivatsa Vaddagiri
2007-05-02  3:25         ` Paul Menage
2007-05-02  3:46           ` Srivatsa Vaddagiri
2007-05-08 14:51           ` Balbir Singh
2007-05-10 21:21             ` Paul Menage
2007-05-11  2:31               ` Balbir Singh
2007-05-02  3:58       ` Balbir Singh
2007-04-27 10:46 ` [PATCH 4/9] Containers (V9): Add fork/exit hooks menage
2007-04-27 10:46 ` [PATCH 5/9] Containers (V9): Add container_clone() interface menage
2007-04-27 10:46 ` [PATCH 6/9] Containers (V9): Add procfs interface menage
2007-04-27 10:46 ` [PATCH 7/9] Containers (V9): Make cpusets a client of containers menage
2007-04-27 10:46 ` [PATCH 8/9] Containers (V9): Share css_group arrays between tasks with same container memberships menage
2007-04-27 10:46 ` [PATCH 9/9] Containers (V9): Simple debug info subsystem menage
2007-04-29  1:47 ` [PATCH 0/9] Containers (V9): Generic Process Containers Paul Jackson
2007-04-29  9:37 ` Paul Jackson
2007-04-30 17:12   ` Srivatsa Vaddagiri
2007-04-30 17:09     ` Paul Menage [this message]
2007-04-30 18:06       ` Srivatsa Vaddagiri
2007-04-30 17:23     ` Christoph Hellwig
2007-04-30 18:16       ` [ckrm-tech] " Srivatsa Vaddagiri

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