[lkml]   [1999]   [May]   [21]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
Messages in this thread
SubjectRe: andrea buffer code (2.2.9-C.gz)
On Thu, 20 May 1999, Manfred Spraul wrote:

>I've checked the code, it seems that contention is impossible:
>The lock is only acquired in 'end_io_async()', and that
>function is usually called from 'end_that_request_first'
>which must be called with the io_request_lock acquired.

Hmm, good point. I'll remove the per-page spinlock. I'll produce a new
buffer-2.2.9-L patch now. Thanks.

Andrea Arcangeli

To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to
Please read the FAQ at

 \ /
  Last update: 2005-03-22 13:51    [W:0.032 / U:2.616 seconds]
©2003-2020 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site