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Re: [PATCH] [MIPS] DS1286: kill BKL

To: "Ralf Baechle" <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] [MIPS] DS1286: kill BKL
From: "Dmitri Vorobiev" <>
Date: Mon, 27 Oct 2008 14:53:34 +0300
Cc: "Dmitri Vorobiev" <>,
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2008/10/27 Ralf Baechle <>:
> On Mon, Oct 27, 2008 at 01:29:08PM +0200, Dmitri Vorobiev wrote:
>> Using the Big Kernel Lock in the open() method of the DS1286
>> RTC driver is redundant, because the driver makes use of it's
>> own spinlock to guarantee serialized access. This patch kills
>> the redundant BKL calls.
> I'm about to kill the BKL in the driver even more thoroughly - by killing
> the entire driver.

Good idea ;)


>  Ralf

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