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SubjectRe: IGMP and rwlock: Dead ocurred again on TILEPro
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From: Chris Metcalf <cmetcalf@tilera.com>
Date: Thu, 17 Feb 2011 17:49:46 -0500

> The fix is to disable interrupts for the arch_read_lock family of methods.

How does that help handle the race when it happens between different
cpus, instead of between IRQ and non-IRQ context on the same CPU?

Why don't you just use the generic spinlock based rwlock code on Tile,
since that is all that your atomic instructions can handle
sufficiently?


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