Re: spin_lock_irq vs. spin_lock_irqsave.

Date: Sat Jun 17 2000 - 14:26:39 EST

On Sun, Jun 18, 2000 at 01:03:59AM +1000, Andrew Morton wrote:
> BTW: CPU flags should always be saved and restored in the same function
> - it's not correct to pass the flags to another function and allow that
> function to restore them. Breaks on SPARC, apparently. Does Rusty's
> doc cover this??

There's a chapter entitled `The Fucked Up Sparc'

P.S. Rusty's rather ill right now, please send `get well soon' vibes in
his general direction. thanks.

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