Re: [PATCH] Notifier for significant events on i386

From: Corey Minyard (
Date: Wed Dec 11 2002 - 08:57:10 EST

Vamsi Krishna S . wrote:

>Isn't this a problem on x86_64 too? What is there to prevent a
>handler from being removed from the notifier list while it
>is being used to call the handler on another CPU?
>I am considering using a RCU-based list for notifier chains.
>Corey has done some work on these lines to add NMI notifier
>chain, I think it should be generalised on for all notifiers.
>Thoughts? Comments?
This is probably a good idea. I won't be able to work on it for a
while, but you can grab
my patch at, look under the
2.5 releases for
the most current linux-nmi-2.5.xx-vyy.diff.


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