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SubjectRe: [RFC+PATCH] calling request_irq() with lock held (+sungem fix)
On 30 Jul 2003 13:30:44 -0400
Benjamin Herrenschmidt <benh@kernel.crashing.org> wrote:

> i386 was sort-fixed by using GFP_ATOMIC in the kmalloc() done inside
> request_irq() itself, but what about all of the proc related stuff
> that gets done when setup_irq() calls register_irq_proc() ? So the
> _fact_ is that the current implementations in archs, including i386,
> are unsafe to call from "atomic" context.

That's true.

> David: this patch fixes sungem for that.

Ok, I'll review this and probably apply it, thanks.
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