Re: [COUNTERPATCH] mm: avoid overflowing preempt_count() in mmu_take_all_locks()

From: Avi Kivity
Date: Thu Apr 01 2010 - 12:40:57 EST

On 04/01/2010 02:16 PM, Peter Zijlstra wrote:
On Thu, 2010-04-01 at 14:13 +0300, Avi Kivity wrote:

If someone is willing to audit all code paths to make sure these locks
are always taken in schedulable context I agree that's a better fix.
They had better be, they're not irq-safe. Also that's what lockdep is

I don't understand. There are non-schedulable contexts (i.e. with a spinlock held) that are not irq contexts.

error compiling committee.c: too many arguments to function

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