Re: [Linux-fbdev-devel] Re: [ACPI] inappropriate use of in_atomic()

From: Benjamin Herrenschmidt
Date: Fri Mar 11 2005 - 07:35:10 EST

On Fri, 2005-03-11 at 01:46 -0800, Andrew Morton wrote:
> Jan Kasprzak <kas@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >
> > This may be the cause of
> >
> >
> Looks that way, yes.

Note that it would be interesting to fix that (I mean the reliability of
is_atomic() or an alternative). I agree it's quite bad to rely on that
in practice, but there are a few corner cases where it's useful (like
oops handling in fbdev's etc...)


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