SVNews r318478

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2017-05-18 18:35:14 - r318478 by markj (markj)

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  History   Contents   Diff   MODIFY   /head/sys/compat/linuxkpi/common/src/linux_compat.c  
  History   Contents   Diff   MODIFY   /head/sys/dev/drm2/ttm/ttm_bo_vm.c  

Commit message:

Fix a few uses of kern_yield() in the TTM and the LinuxKPI.

kern_yield(0) effectively causes the calling thread to be rescheduled
immediately since it resets the thread's priority to the highest possible
value. This can cause livelocks when the pattern
"while (!trylock()) kern_yield(0);" is used since the thread holding the
lock may linger on the runqueue for the CPU on which the looping thread is

MFC after: 1 week


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