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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] Clean up x86 interrupt entry code
    On Sat, 2002-04-06 at 15:18, Linus Torvalds wrote:

    > It seems to be always loaded by the common interrupt code (and %ebx is a
    > call-saved register, so calling the interrupt handlers and returning
    > doesn't clobber it).

    True enough. I guess I should of done this from the beginning ...

    > But testing it may be a good idea ;^p

    Of course I will, but it is hard (and subject to Heisenberg principals)
    to test that we preempt whenever necessary. Only with the patch I sent
    you earlier am I seeing no missed preemptions ... now to work on the
    egregiously long-held locks.

    Robert Love

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