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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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