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SubjectRe: question on spinlocks
On Sun, Sep 01, 2002 at 07:27:53PM +0200, Oliver Neukum wrote:

> is the following sequence legal ?
>
> spin_lock_irqsave(...);
> ...
> spin_unlock(...);
> schedule();
> spin_lock(...);
> ...
> spin_unlock_irqrestore(...);

No; spin_lock_irqsave/spin_unlock_irqrestore and spin_lock/spin_unlock
have to be used in matching pairs.

Ralf
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