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    SubjectRe: [Ksummit-2010-discuss] [v2] Remaining BKL users, what to do
    On Tue, Oct 19, 2010 at 09:40:47PM +0200, Oliver Neukum wrote:
    > Am Dienstag, 19. Oktober 2010, 21:37:35 schrieb Greg KH:
    > > > So no need to clean it up for multiprocessor support.
    > > >
    > > > http://download.intel.com/design/chipsets/datashts/29067602.pdf
    > > > http://www.intel.com/design/chipsets/specupdt/29069403.pdf
    > >
    > > Great, we can just drop all calls to lock_kernel() and the like in the
    > > driver and be done with it, right?
    >
    > No,
    >
    > you still need to switch off preemption.

    Hm, how would you do that from within a driver?

    thanks,

    greg k-h


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