Re: buffer cache patches - anybody willing to summarize?

Alan Cox (
Thu, 7 Aug 1997 21:24:11 +0100 (BST)

> could this be a some generic problem in networking code not being SMP-proof ?
> I've attached a serial terminal do ttyS1 for one PC and am using SERIAL_ECHO_PORT
> but I've never seen any messages when the system locked up:(

Not realistically. The networking code isnt multithreaded across SMP on 2.0
the only thing it might be is a race when you hit the box with billions
of interrupts very very fast