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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/7] ppc: remove cli()/sti() from arch/ppc/*
    Brian Gerst wrote:

    > James Nelson wrote:
    >
    >> This series of patches is to remove the last cli()/sti() function
    >> calls in arch/ppc.
    >>
    >> These are the only instances in active code that grep could find.
    >
    >
    > Are you sure none of these need real spinlocks instead of just
    > disabling interrupts?
    >
    > --
    > Brian Gerst
    >
    These are for single-processor systems, mostly evaluation boards and
    embedded processors. I coudn't find any reference to multiprocessor
    setups for the processors in question after a peruse of the code or a
    quick google on the boards in question.

    Jim
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