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SubjectRe: [PATCH #2] console lock grabbed too early in printk...
> bus... the xchg could take a few cycles... but the question remains, how
> frequently is printk called? Is it called "that often" that even 100
> cycles can't be spared?

Only when things are bad. Im not arguing about that point just your cycle
counts. The other concern is that its better for printk to get a message
out than hang in a lock

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