Subject: Re: SMP re-eetrancy in "bottom half" drivers
To: Jonathan Stone <>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 05/17/2005 14:31:59
On May 17, 2005, at 1:25 PM, Jonathan Stone wrote:

> The biggest --- perhaps the only -- unresolved technical issue from
> last time this came up centered around locking and SPL issues.  My
> recollection is that there was a near-consensus that we'd need to move
> to a total ordering of locks and SPLs; but I may well be  
> misremembering.

At this point, I would not object to a SPL hierarchy.

-- thorpej