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Re: kernel bug at sched.c:564! + linux kernel 2.4.25

To: Vladimir Kondratiev <vkondra@xxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: kernel bug at sched.c:564! + linux kernel 2.4.25
From: James Morris <jmorris@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 27 Jul 2004 14:39:25 -0400 (EDT)
Cc: Matt Mackall <mpm@xxxxxxxxxxx>, Niranjan <niranjan_cs2905@xxxxxxxxx>, <netdev@xxxxxxxxxxx>
In-reply-to: <200407272102.58638.vkondra@xxxxxxx>
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On Tue, 27 Jul 2004, Vladimir Kondratiev wrote:

> We also saw the same (crypto modules goes to sleep).
> Due to this, we decided to not use cryptoapi for our wireless driver, but 
> compile the same crypto functions into the driver. I know this is code 
> duplication, but Tx and Rx paths work in BH context (I reschedule it on IRQ 
> Rx to use cheaper time).
> 
> Do cryptoapi maintainers aware of this issue?

The crypto functions should be safe to use in softirq context.


- James
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James Morris
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