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    SubjectRe: [patch] sched, tty: fix scheduling latencies in tty_io.c

    * Alan Cox <alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk> wrote:

    > On Maw, 2004-09-14 at 12:06, Ingo Molnar wrote:
    > > the attached patch fixes long scheduling latencies in tty_read() and
    > > tty_write() caused by the BKL.
    >
    > Have you verified that none of the ldisc methods rely on the big
    > kernel lock. In doing the tty audit I found several cases that tty
    > drivers still rely on this lock so I am curious why you make this
    > change.
    >
    > Would it not be better to fix the tty layer locking rather than
    > introduces new random memory corruptors ?

    sure ... any volunteers?

    Ingo
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