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SubjectRe: Event logging vs enhancing printk
"Martin J. Bligh" wrote:
>
>> ...
> 1. There seems to me to be a race within the current SMP code (with or without
> the event logging stuff). It seems that segments of the line could get interspersed
> with segments of another line (or a whole other line) generated by another cpu ...
> is this correct?
>

I'm not aware of that being the case. The output string
is formed into a static buffer and then copied into the
printk ring buffer all under spinlock_irqsave(logbuf_lock).

If there is something wrong then it would be occurring
at the other end - where data is taken out of the ring
and is sent to the console device(s). The locking there
is OK, I think?

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