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SubjectRe: spin_locks without smp.
On Fri, Jan 10, 2003 at 12:42:34PM +0100, Maciej Soltysiak wrote:
> while browsing through the network drivers about the etherleak issue i
> found that some drivers have:
> #ifdef CONFIG_SMP
> spin_lock_irqsave(...)
> #endif
> and some just:
> spin_lock_irqsave(...)
> or similar.
> Which version should be practiced? i thought spinlocks are irrelevant
> without SMP so we should use #ifdef to shorten the execution path.

Buggy on preempt. Remove the #ifdef


Bill
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