Re: 2.4.7 softirq incorrectness.

From: Rusty Russell (
Date: Thu Jul 26 2001 - 15:26:54 EST

In message <20010725213351.A32148@athlon.random> you write:
> You are wrong, please check again all the code involved.

Apologies: you are absolutely correct, disregard my crap patch.
local_irq_save does not inc local_irq_count, unlike local_bh_disable.

> do_softirq can be re-entered but on re-entry it will return immediatly

"immediately" leaves a narrow window. Sure, it'd be really hard to
hit, but it's still there.


Premature optmztion is rt of all evl. --DK
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