Subject: Re: nesting simple_lock and spl*?
To: Jason R Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: David Laight <email@example.com>
Date: 05/26/2002 19:58:06
On Sun, May 26, 2002 at 11:08:43AM -0700, Jason R Thorpe wrote:
> 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.
Good - that was a real pain!
> > Oh, will a netbsd splnet() ever enable interupts?
> > (eg if called after splhi())
> No, it's not supposed to.
good - but I think I saw a different Unix where it did :-(
David Laight: firstname.lastname@example.org