Re: [Linux-ia64] [patch] 2.4.20-ia64-021210 new spinlock code

From: David Mosberger <>
Date: 2003-03-28 12:53:05
>>>>> On Fri, 28 Mar 2003 12:49:33 +1100, Keith Owens <> said:

  Keith> I am giving up on getting this patch into the community.  It will be
  Keith> applied to SGI ia64 kernels so they will be faster, smaller and have
  Keith> better debugging.  Community kernels will have to stay with the old
  Keith> code and inferior debugging for hung spinlocks.

Well, that's your right.  But please explain to me, just why is it so
hard to bring up the issue with the ABI folks?  That would have taken
less time than to argueing a moot point with me.

Received on Thu Mar 27 17:54:38 2003

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