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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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