Re: [patch 2.6.14-rc4] i386: spinlock optimization

From: linux-os (Dick Johnson)
Date: Fri Oct 14 2005 - 13:55:42 EST

On Fri, 14 Oct 2005, Andrew Morton wrote:

> "linux-os \(Dick Johnson\)" <linux-os@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> Somehow, these spin-locks got all screwed up.
>> Given: nobody has the lock. The lock variable is 0.
> Unlocked locks have .raw_lock.slock = 1, not 0.

Hmmm. Okay. Doesn't that add more code?

Dick Johnson
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