Re: 2.4.7 softirq incorrectness.

From: Andrea Arcangeli (
Date: Mon Jul 23 2001 - 09:31:45 EST

On Mon, Jul 23, 2001 at 05:05:00AM -0700, David S. Miller wrote:
> 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.

there's not such restriction as far I can tell (see my previous email
for details).

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