Re: cli() / sti()

Alan Cox (
Thu, 19 Jun 1997 21:37:29 +0100 (BST)

> In ioctl part start_bh_atomic/end_bh_atomic is good replacement.
> In transmitter just delete them. hard_start_xmit's are serialized
> by top layer at the moment.

Are you sure. As it stands at the moment a hard_start_xmit from a user
context can be interrupted by a timer_bh hard_start_xmit