Re: q-tools OOPS: Fixed perfmon.

From: David Mosberger <davidm_at_napali.hpl.hp.com>
Date: 2003-12-09 14:22:04
>>>>> On Mon, 8 Dec 2003 17:57:04 -0800, Stephane Eranian <eranian@hpl.hp.com> said:

  Stephane> Peter, Yes, clearly you do not want to preempt in the
  Stephane> perfmon interrupt handler.  I think we need to also make
  Stephane> sure we do not preempt during the perfmonctl() system
  Stephane> call, at least until we verify that there is no
  Stephane> assumptions in there.  Similarly in all the VFS entry
  Stephane> points, such as pfm_close(). I will try and see what I can
  Stephane> do before the end of the week.

  Stephane> Thanks for your patch.

I did put in Peter's fix in my tree, since it fixes a known crash and
is obviously correct.

	--david
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