preempt and lock breaking for 2.4.19

Richard Lightman richard at nezumi.plus.com
Thu Aug 8 07:46:22 PDT 2002


* Chris Jensen <chris-lfs at drspirograph.com> [2002-08-08 15:36]:
> Hi,
> I've been using the Robert Love kernel patches for preemption and lock 
> breaking for a few versions now. I'd like to go to 2.4.19, but there don't 
> seem to be current patches for these. I know that preemption made it into the 
> 2.5 kernel, but it doesn't seem to be in the 2.4.19. The best I can find is 
> an 2.4.19-rc5 patch for preemption and a 2.4.18 patch for lock breaking. Does 
> anyone know if these patches are still going to be maintained for the 2.4 
> series?
> 
2.4.20 is 2.4.19-rc5 (just the version number changed), so your
pre-emption should work.

Sometimes a maintainer will not provide a patch for a new release if
the old one works. Decide for yourself if the applies to the patch for
lock breaking.

Richard
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