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SubjectRe: [Fastboot] [PATCH] i386: move apic init in init_IRQs
Albert Herranz <> writes:

>> > Should the local_irq_disable() call go away onece
>> local_irq_save() got
>> > introduced.
>> Nope. The irqs need to be disabled. The save just
>> allows this
>> to be called in a context where irqs start out
>> disabled. It is
>> just a save.
> local_irq_save() also disables interrupts.

Bah. I was thinking and reading local_save_flags()....

So yes that does make the local_irq_disable redundant.

I still used to seeing:


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