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Re: fealnx oopses

To: Andreas Henriksson <andreas@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: fealnx oopses
From: Francois Romieu <romieu@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 26 Mar 2004 21:20:36 +0100
Cc: Denis Vlasenko <vda@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, netdev@xxxxxxxxxxx
In-reply-to: <20040326192211.GA15319@scream.fjortis.info>; from andreas@fjortis.info on Fri, Mar 26, 2004 at 08:22:11PM +0100
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Andreas Henriksson <andreas@xxxxxxxxxxxx> :
[...]
> I came to the conclusion that there should be a spinlock in the
> interrupt handler yesterday, but it won't effect me at all since I don't
> have SMP (nor preempt) so I'll leave it for now anyway.

SMP is not needed. If an interrupt is fired at the wrong time, the race
takes place as well.

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Ueimor

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