[lkml]   [2002]   [Sep]   [16]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
Messages in this thread
SubjectRe: [PATCH] IRQ patch for Toshiba Char Driver in 2.5.34

> > It would be nice to make it preempt/smp safe, through. [SMP notebooks
> > are not so unreasonable; think p4 hyperthreading].
> They are here. The code that is protected by cli() and friends does not
> run on any anything more fancy than a Pentium. As I recall nothing but
> mobile P90 in a Portage 610CT and a mobile P120 in a Tecra 700CDT/CDS.

Its still not safe due to preempt.

Anyway #ifdef PREEMPT bug, and comment that this is never ever used on
SMP might be enough.
Casualities in World Trade Center: ~3k dead inside the building,
cryptography in U.S.A. and free speech in Czech Republic.
To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to
More majordomo info at
Please read the FAQ at

 \ /
  Last update: 2005-03-22 13:28    [W:0.046 / U:0.184 seconds]
©2003-2020 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site