alangrimes at starpower.net
Thu Apr 1 18:57:54 UTC 2004
Since SUnit tests seems to corrupt my image, I've been using a seperate
instance for testing VMs.
I've found that, on occasion, it will fail fairly badly, then uppon
quitting/nosave and re-trying (exact same sequence of commands) it would
Furthermore there seem to be two classes of errors, one will happen with
a frequency of roughly 25% while another fails 80% of the time but
succedes on the other 20%.
This screams "race condition" to me....
I know that these are a bitch and 9/10ths to fix and the problems I'm
experiencing aren't hindering me from using the same image/experamental
VM to do my development, however moving towards SMP/hyperthreading
support means that all types of race conditions must be eliminated.
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