Re: [PATCH][ATM] assorted he driver cleanup

From: chas williams (
Date: Sun Jun 01 2003 - 17:58:26 EST

In message <>,Alan Cox writes:
>> but on a single processor machine (i.e. #undef CONFIG_SMP) there is no
>> chance that there will be reads/writes from other processors so i dont
>> need any locking OR protection from interrupts. so the degenerate case
>> of spin_lock_irqsave() isnt quite as dengerate as i would like for this
>> particular spin lock.
>Then why are you using spin_lock_irqsave ?

meaning just use spin_lock() or what?
To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to
More majordomo info at
Please read the FAQ at

This archive was generated by hypermail 2b29 : Sat Jun 07 2003 - 22:00:15 EST