Subject: Re: newlock
To: Garrett D'Amore <>
From: David Laight <>
List: tech-kern
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: