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SubjectRe: time for some drivers to be removed?
> > > > > Interesting question - whatever I guess. We don't have an existing convention.
> > > > > How many drivers have we got nowdays that failing on just SMP ?
> > > >
> > > > I 2.6.0-test2 tested on i386 with a .config that is without support for
> > > > modules and compiles as much as possible statically into the kernel.
> > > > Without claiming completeness, I found this way besides the complete Old
> > > > ISDN4Linux subsystem 36 drivers that compile due to cli/sti issues only
> > > > on UP.
> > >
> > > Should those be made to depend on SMP (not SMP) perhaps? They are probably
> > > high candidates for fixing if they work UP.
> >
> > Especially since a lot of the time, 'works on UP, but not on SMP',
> > really means, 'broken on UP and SMP, but the bug is much more
> > difficult to trigger on UP'.
>
> Please reread my mail:
> "that compile due to cli/sti issues only on UP".
>
> This clearly disproves your theory.

I was talking about broken-on-SMP in general, not just this specific
case.

John.
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