Re: softirq bugs in pre2

From: Andrea Arcangeli (
Date: Mon Jun 11 2001 - 14:41:33 EST

On Mon, Jun 11, 2001 at 12:09:03PM -0700, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> The copy-user latency fixes only make sense for out-of-line copies. If
> we're going to have a conditional function call to "schedule()", we do not
> want to inline the dang thing any more - we've just destroyed our register
> set etc anyway.

I think we should override conditional_schedule() with asm, ala
local_bh_enable in pre2, then it should be ok to left the copies inline
(btw I found more bugs in the softirq stuff in pre2, I will keep sorting
it out later today or tomorrow).

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