Re: [Linux-ia64] kernel update (relative to 2.4.13)

From: David Mosberger <davidm_at_hpl.hp.com>
Date: 2001-10-30 13:20:50
>>>>> On 26 Oct 2001 16:36:22 +0200, Andreas Schwab <schwab@suse.de> said:

  Andreas> David Mosberger <davidm@hpl.hp.com> writes: |> An updated
  Andreas> ia64 patch for 2.4.13 is now available at |>
  Andreas> ftp://ftp.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/ports/ia64/ in file:

  Andreas> The patch add a definition for bust_spinlocks in
  Andreas> arch/ia64/kernel/traps.c which is slightly different from
  Andreas> the implementation in lib/bust_spinlocks.c.  Does it make
  Andreas> sense to merge them?

Not unless you make them exactly the same. ;-)

The issue is global_irq_lock.  It's existence depends on the platform.
FYI, i386 does the same thing (just in a different place: mm/fault.c).

	--david
Received on Mon Oct 29 18:21:01 2001

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