Re: use persistent allocation for cursor blinking.

From: Dave Jones
Date: Tue Aug 01 2006 - 15:29:19 EST

On Tue, Aug 01, 2006 at 12:15:35PM -0700, Roland Dreier wrote:
> > Every time the console cursor blinks, we do a kmalloc/kfree pair.
> > This patch turns that into a single allocation.
> A naive question from someone who knows nothing about this subsystem:
> is there any possibility of concurrent calls into this function, for
> example if there are multiple cursors on a multiheaded system?

It's all called under the console_sem iirc.


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