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SubjectRe: smp_call_function & BH handlers
On Tue, Nov 27, 2001 at 04:28:49PM +0100, Ingo Molnar wrote:
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> On Tue, 27 Nov 2001, Maneesh Soni wrote:
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> > Why is it ok to call smp_call_function from bottom half handlers? [...]
>
> which part of the kernel is calling smp_call_function() from bh contexts?
>
> Ingo

I am working with Dipankar on Read-Copy Update, and experimenting with
smp_call_function(). We believed the comments for this routine and faced
this problem. That's why this question came. I have not yet searched
kernel sources for such places hence not sure whether there are really such
places or not.

Maneesh

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