Subject: Re: newlock
To: Garrett D'Amore <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: David Laight <email@example.com>
Date: 09/04/2006 21:39:34
On Mon, Sep 04, 2006 at 01:35:02PM -0700, Garrett D'Amore wrote:
> Masking interrupts doesn't work on very high end SMP hardware. You're
> still trying to design for systems with less than 8 CPUs.
You only need to mask it on the current cpu.
Which is all spl() has to do.
I've written for systems that did interrupt sharing.
David Laight: firstname.lastname@example.org