>>>>> "anton" == Anton Blanchard <email@example.com> writes:
>> > 2nd Question: Is there a sane way to queue an operation to be done in
>> > each specific CPU?
anton> The slab code was using smp_call_function until davem fixed it.
anton> On sparc blocking interrupts does not block the reception of cpu cross
anton> calls, so you cannot do anything like grab locks within a called function.
I have just dono a (2nd version of the patch). This version
uses smp_call_function, but don't grab any lock inside. I
sent the version to the list. It is also at:
Could you test if it is now safe in SMP Sparc also???? (/me has no
SMP Sparc's around nor knoledge about them :(
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