Re: need some debugging help

From: Poul-Henning Kamp <>
Date: Mon, 01 Sep 2003 11:07:11 +0200
In message <>, "Kenneth D. Merry" writes:

>In particular, I went through some interesting permutations in
>taskqueue_kthread() to make things work right:
> - I tried holding Giant when calling tsleep, but it complained that I
>   didn't own Giant.

I have had a similar issue a couple of places in the giant/no-giant
shims for GEOM.  I found one convenient trick was to sleep with a
timeout instead.  It's not beautiful but it works.

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