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SubjectRe: 2.6.7-rc2 mismatched preempt count in arch/i386/kernel/irq.c
On Mon, 31 May 2004, Keith Owens wrote:

> 2.6.7-rc2 (and earlier) arch/i386/kernel/irq.c::do_IRQ() calls
> irq_exit() which expands into preempt_enable_no_resched(), amongst
> others. With CONFIG_PREEMPT=y, preempt_enable_no_resched() does
> dec_preempt_count(). Where is the corresponding inc_preempt_count?
> AFAICT the use of preempt_enable_no_resched() is unbalanced.

I believe IRQ_EXIT_OFFSET takes care of that;


#define irq_exit() \
do { \
preempt_count() -= IRQ_EXIT_OFFSET; \
if (!in_interrupt() && softirq_pending(smp_processor_id())) \
do_softirq(); \
preempt_enable_no_resched(); \
} while (0)
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