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    SubjectRe: 2.3.42 alpha updates
    On Fri, Feb 04, 2000 at 08:42:15PM +0100, Manfred Spraul wrote:
    > It seems that the Alpha port still calls schedule() during tlb flush
    > operations. Could you please remove the pointer_lock() from
    > smp_call_function()? Just replace it with a simple spin_lock() or
    > spin_lock_bh().

    Actually, just replace the schedule with a barrier. Using a
    spinlock would require extra storage, which would be wasteful.


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