Subject: Re: nesting simple_lock and spl*?
To: David Laight <>
From: Jason R Thorpe <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 05/26/2002 11:08:43
On Sun, May 26, 2002 at 07:05:04PM +0100, David Laight wrote:

 > The bummer with solaris locks/mutex was that you couldn't create
 > one that would disable interrupts unless you were a hardware
 > driver and had already attached the interrupt (otherwise you
 > didn't have the right cookie) - rather problematical...

My mutex implementation does not have that problem.

 > Oh, will a netbsd splnet() ever enable interupts?
 > (eg if called after splhi())

No, it's not supposed to.

        -- Jason R. Thorpe <>