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SubjectRe: recursive spinlocks. Shoot.
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On Sun, 2003-05-18 at 18:35, William Lee Irwin III wrote:
> At some point in the past, Peter Breuer's attribution was removed from:
> >> Here's a before-breakfast implementation of a recursive spinlock. That
> >> is, the same thread can "take" the spinlock repeatedly.
>
> On Sun, May 18, 2003 at 09:30:17AM -0700, Martin J. Bligh wrote:
> > Why?
>
> netconsole.

not really.
the netconsole issue is tricky and recursive, but recursive locks aren't
the solution; that would require a rewrite of the network drivers. It's
far easier to solve it by moving the debug printk's instead.
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