Re: [PATCH] kprobes for 2.5.30

From: Linus Torvalds (
Date: Mon Aug 05 2002 - 11:10:08 EST

On Mon, 5 Aug 2002, Rusty Russell wrote:
> In testing, I came up against the "spin_unlock() causes schedule()
> inside interrupt" problem.

It shouldn't cause a schedule, it should cause a big warning (with
complete trace) to be printed out. Or did you mean something else?

Maybe the warning should be changed to

        Warning, kernel is mixing metaphors. "It's not rocket surgery".

to make it clear why it's a bad idea.


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