Subject: test-and-set
To: None <>
From: Kamal Prasad <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 02/09/2003 22:35:20
 I understand that spinlocks are implemented (on i386)
using test-and-set atomic instructions. can someone
tell me how it(spinlock) is implemented on
multi-processor systems? 
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