Re: [patch 1/3] spinlock fix #1, *_can_lock() primitives

From: Ingo Molnar <mingo_at_elte.hu>
Date: 2005-01-21 03:59:37
* Ingo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu> wrote:

> * Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org> wrote:
> 
> > I can do ppc64 myself, can others fix the other architectures (Ingo,
> > shouldn't the UP case have the read/write_can_lock() cases too? And
> > wouldn't you agree that it makes more sense to have the rwlock test
> > variants in asm/rwlock.h?):
> 
> this one adds it to x64. (untested at the moment) [...]

with this patch the x64 SMP+PREEMPT kernel builds & boots fine on an UP
x64 box. (this is not a full test but better than nothing.) [the other 8
spinlock patches were all applied as well.]

	Ingo
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