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    SubjectRe: spin_lock after get_cpu_var()
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    Hi Peter,

    "Peter Teoh" <htmldeveloper@gmail.com> writes:

    > I find it quite puzzling (no where else in kernel source is this
    > found) that you would want to apply spin_lock() after get_cpu_var().
    > The fddef is already percpu, so there is no need to lock it, right?
    >
    > I submitted this patch before, but got no response, just trying my
    > luck this time :-).

    http://lkml.org/lkml/2008/3/14/208

    Hannes


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