2.6.0-test7 preempt causes mozilla, perl and g++ to
fail randomly (seldom) on load.
I tried PREEMPT for some time with 2.6 kernels and got
random application crashes (2.5.4x was much worse).
After some time (and since test9 was called production
ready) I suspected preempt to be the culprit (after the
hardware showed to work well with 2.4), turned it off
and 2.6.0-test9 is rock solid.
Actually the problem manifested rarely (about 6 times
during mozilla compilation) but I would not trust
valuable data to 2.6 preempt any more. No oops, no
hang, just strange random errors from the applications
[I found no really matching category/group - it's a
Summary: PREEMPT seems not ready for general use (at
least with iBook systems).