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SubjectRe: [patch] O(1) scheduler, -H5
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Russell King <rmk@arm.linux.org.uk> writes:
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> The serial driver (old or new) open/close functions are one of the worst
> offenders of the global-cli-and-hold-kernel-lock-and-schedule problem.
> I'm currently working on fixing this in the new serial driver.

When they hold the kernel lock in addition to the global cli() before
schedule() it should be ok. Only the behaviour of code not holding
kernel lock but global cli and calling schedule() has changed.

-Andi
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