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Re: [PATCH] disable interrupt for non-LLSC atomic set

To: Jun Sun <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] disable interrupt for non-LLSC atomic set
From: "Maciej W. Rozycki" <>
Date: Fri, 11 Jan 2002 18:40:07 +0100 (MET)
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Organization: Technical University of Gdansk
Reply-to: "Maciej W. Rozycki" <>
On Fri, 11 Jan 2002, Jun Sun wrote:

> >  No need to -- no sane interrupt handler will ever access a user's atomic
> > variable. 
> OK, I have to reveal the secret desire :-).  I have a patch
> that makes MIPS kernel preemptible, and that unprotected operation
> becomes very volunerable with the preemptible patch.

 I see.  But why not to keep the MIPS_ATOMIC update together with the
patch then?  It doesn't look like such a patch is going into the official
kernel anytime soon.

+  Maciej W. Rozycki, Technical University of Gdansk, Poland   +
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