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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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