Subject: Re: FreeBSD's /dev on NetBSD
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Nathan J. Williams <email@example.com>
Date: 08/13/2005 15:29:16
Hans Petter Selasky <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> Maybe I am a little too quick to say this, but doesn't the whole USB system
> just use splnet/splx to protect data structures? On a multiprocessor system,
> isn't things going to crash after a while, hence more than one CPU can enter
> into the code that is protected by splnet/splx ? So actually it is time they
> implement mutexes in NetBSD too?
NetBSD's SMP kernel is under a big-lock, so this isn't a problem for
the time being.