Re: 2.4.7 softirq incorrectness.

From: David S. Miller (
Date: Mon Jul 23 2001 - 07:05:00 EST

Rusty Russell writes:
> In message <20010723013416.B23517@athlon.random> you write:
> > What kernel are you looking at? There's no such code in 2.4.7, the only
> Oh, so it's only a trap *waiting* to happen. That's OK then!
> Why not fix all the cases? Why have this wierd secret rule that
> cpu_raise_softirq() should not be called with irqs disabled?

Why keep it secret? I think Andrea is exactly right here, and we
should just comment this restriction. That's all.

David S. Miller
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