Re: Question : spinlock

From: Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo (
Date: Sat Oct 13 2001 - 09:25:52 EST

Em Sat, Oct 13, 2001 at 07:18:04AM -0700, Abhishek Rai escreveu:
> > Can anybody tell me/ direct me to some tutorial/web
> > site/manual etc/ where i can gather the concepts of
> > Spin locks in linux, and get a good idea of the
> > commonly used functions like : spin_lock_irqsave()
> > etc.
> > abhishek
> PS : since i am not registered with the list please
> make sure that u peronally send me the reply at

sheesh, calm down, the answer is coming 8)

The very reliable Rusty's "Unreliable Guide To Locking":

also available at your local hard disk, at


make htmldocs


- Arnaldo

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One of the problems is indeed finding the good bits''
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