Re: [PATCH][2.5] smp_call_function_mask

From: Zwane Mwaikambo (
Date: Tue Jan 21 2003 - 12:49:42 EST

On Tue, 21 Jan 2003, Manfred Spraul wrote:

> You can blame me for the mess with smp_call_function:
> 2.2 supported nonatomic calls. I have no idea if that was deadlock free.
> But noone used the 'retry/nonatomic' parameter, noone handled an error
> return of smp_call_function (some callers panic).
> Thus I've removed these features from i386, without changing the
> prototype. I think all archs have picked that up now.
> But retry/nonatomic should not spread into new functions.

Ok i'll send something with forced retry and removing the nonatomic/retry
parameter completely.



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