[PATCH 0/7] ppc: remove cli()/sti() from arch/ppc/*

Jim Nelson james4765 at cwazy.co.uk
Wed Jan 5 13:44:06 EST 2005

Brian Gerst wrote:

> James Nelson wrote:
>> This series of patches is to remove the last cli()/sti() function 
>> calls in arch/ppc.
>> These are the only instances in active code that grep could find.
> Are you sure none of these need real spinlocks instead of just 
> disabling interrupts?
> -- 
>                 Brian Gerst
These are for single-processor systems, mostly evaluation boards and 
embedded processors.  I coudn't find any reference to multiprocessor 
setups for the processors in question after a peruse of the code or a 
quick google on the boards in question.


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