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MP race conditions in autoconf
Working in the matt-nb5-mips64 branch (based on 5.0_STABLE), I ran into
a couple MP problems in subr_autoconf.c:
since configure2() starts secondary processors before kicking off
interrupt config threads, config_interrupts_thread() (and everything it calls)
need to me made MP safe.
first, the deferred_config_queue and interrupt_config_queue need locking
to prevent the tail queues from getting munged.
second, some (all?) of the dc_func calls go to (driver) functions that
are not MP safe.
I witnessed these failures on a RMI XLS-616 based MIPS MP system.
I committed fixes to subr_autoconf.c that seem to fix those problems:
Has anyone else run into this type of problem on other MP platforms?
Does the fix look reasonable?
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