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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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