Re: No locking is needed ... why?

From: Rik van Riel (
Date: Tue Oct 09 2001 - 08:50:01 EST

On Tue, 9 Oct 2001, BALBIR SINGH wrote:

> >Each CPU has its own data structure here. This means no
> >other CPU will touch this queue (they have their own)
> >so there is nobody we could ever race against.
> We would still require locking or interrupt disabling if this data is used
> from an interrupt context (due to re-enterency issues), wouldn't we Rik?

I think this code is only run from interrupt context anyway.



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