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SubjectRe: [Q] net_device methods and disable_irq interaction (SMP&UP)
On Fri, 29 Sep 2000, Alan Cox wrote:
> > Can spin_lock_irqsave and the disable_irq & spin_lock combinations be
> > safely mixed, particularly with regards to the networking layer? This does
> > not seem to be done anywhere in the kernel so I suspect that I'm trying
> > to do something wrong/bogus ...
>
> We do it on the 8390 and 3c509.

Thanks for the references Alan... just what I was looking for. Looks like
my 'grep' skills need some work :)

-- Hans.

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