[Top][All Lists]

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: Making spl7 just cli/sti?

From: Samuel Thibault
Subject: Re: Making spl7 just cli/sti?
Date: Mon, 15 Dec 2014 00:52:59 +0100
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.21+34 (58baf7c9f32f) (2010-12-30)

Samuel Thibault, le Sun 14 Dec 2014 17:59:24 +0100, a écrit :
> Richard Braun, le Sun 14 Dec 2014 15:44:44 +0100, a écrit :
> > If the critical sections protected by this lock are all small enough,
> > granularity tends to matter much less. My point being that this could
> > be generalized for all IPLs,
> Yes, but investigation is needed to make sure that the protected
> sections are indeed small.  It appeared that the sched level was,
> indeed, I haven't checked the others.

Also, the Linux drivers are using cli/sti themselves, cohabitation will
not be trivial :)


reply via email to

[Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread]