RE: Scheduler question

From: Dimitris Michailidis (
Date: Fri Aug 25 2000 - 13:47:57 EST

On 25-Aug-2000 wrote:

> We have noticed that do_bottom_half leaves interrupts disabled on the local
> cpu when it exits,
> This results in the tq_scheduler task queue sometimes running with
> interrupts disabled.
> Which has been causing some sad happenings in our code,we were not
> expecting this & it
> has caused some grief in drivers.

2.4 does

         * do not run the task queue with disabled interrupts,
         * cli() wouldn't work on SMP

Dimitris Michailidis          
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