Re: [patch] IDE problems on SMP, fixed? (fwd)

Thu, 30 Jul 1998 11:27:47 +0200 (CEST)

On Wed, 29 Jul 1998, Linus Torvalds wrote:

> The code is _very_ simple, and looks fine to me (and is noticeably
> faster). I was nervous about changing the atomic -> nonatomic thing, but
> if the scheduler spinlock wouldn't act as a synchronization point we'd
> have _so_ many problems that it wouldn't work at all (imagine the stack
> accesses getting old data on the new CPU etc ;) so I really cannot see
> how it could possibly not be correct.

2.1.112+smp_lock.h-fix+raid5.c-fixes is rock solid here after 2 hours of
heavy testing.

-- mingo

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