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SubjectRe: io_request_lock question (2.2)


On Fri, 8 Dec 2000, Alan Cox wrote:

> > Yes, and I believe that this is what's broken about the SCSI midlayer. The the
> > io_request_lock cannot be completely released in a SCSI HBA because the flags
>
> You can drop it with spin_unlock_irq and that is fine. I do that with no
> problems in the I2O scsi driver for example

I am (like, I think I *finally* got locking sorta right in my QLogic driver),
but doesn't this still leave ints blocked for this CPU at least?

-matt


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