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Re: locking order between softnet_lock and the kernel lock
On Mon, Mar 26, 2012 at 02:38:44PM -0400, Beverly Schwartz wrote:
> Here at BBN, we are getting a hang with heavy use of networking code and
> looking for possible deadlocks. We've made modifications to the kernel. I'm
> trying to understand the lock order invariants to make sure we have applied
> it correctly to our code.
Generally speaking, I don't think we require locks to be released
in order - though of course it is good practice.
Someone who knows better will dobutless correct me.
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