Gilles Chanteperdrix wrote:
> On Mon, May 5, 2008 at 6:08 PM, Philippe Gerum <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>>  do_schedule_event() is the culprit when it reads the pending signals on the
>>  shared queue (XNDEBUG check for rearming the timers),
> A stupid suggestion: if we know that the spinlock is always locked
> when calling do_schedule_event, maybe we can simply avoid the lock
> there ?

Would be the best solution - but I don't think so. After reading a bit
more into the lockdep output, I think the issue is that _some_other_
task my hold the siglock and then acquire our rq_lock, but not
necessarily along a similar code path we took to acquire the siglock now.


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