Subject: re: Does BUFQ_GET/PUT need a lock?
To: Gordon Waidhofer <>
From: matthew green <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 07/22/2004 20:06:01
currently only one processor can be "in the kernel".  the access
is controlled via the "big lock".  what this means is that we
don't *really* have a problem with other missing locks, but it
is desirable to add real locks across structures as necessary
so that we can *remove* the biglock ...