[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]
Re: [linux-tr] Olympic driver not SMP safe -Reply
Mike, you were right. Everything works well until now (2.2.12pre7). Sorry
for the incovenience, I believed that dj barrow's patch was a
performance/SMP safe patch.
Jean-Yves GIRARD Tel : +33 4 67 34 45 39 / Fax : +33 4 67 34 64 77
PSSC EMEA Netfinity Center
IBM France - Montpellier
The smp not safe comment in the driver is ony there because I didn't
specifically put anything in the driver to deal with smp issues. But, there
shouldn't be anywhere in the driver where smp becomes an issue. The
driver, by design, is extremely re-entrant and every value is stored
relative to the card, not the driver.
As for Jean-Yves problem, I would suggest removing the dj barrow patch, it
is a patch to improve the source routing code, nothing else. I