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    SubjectRe: Alan Cox quote? (was: Re: accounting for threads)


    On Thu, 21 Jun 2001, Rusty Russell wrote:

    > Disagree. A significant percentage of the netfilter bugs have been
    > SMP only (the whole thing is non-reentrant on UP).

    I really doubt it. <looking through the thing> <raised brows>
    Well, if you use GFP_ATOMIC for everything... grep...
    Erm... AFAICS, you call create_chain() with interrupts disabled
    (under write_lock_irq_save()). Unless I'm _very_ mistaken,
    kmalloc(..., GFP_KERNEL) is a Bad Thing(tm) in that situation.
    And create_chain() leads to it.

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