locking in a device driver
dinesh at alphaque.com
Tue Nov 1 07:43:54 PST 2005
On 10/28/05 16:40 Dinesh Nair said the following:
> On 10/28/05 10:52 M. Warner Losh said the following:
>> libc_r will block all other threads in the application while an ioctl
>> executes. libpthread and libthr won't. I've had several bugs at work
> which is a Good Thing(tm) indeed for me on 4.x.
which may not be a Good Thing(tm) after all. this could be causing the
problem i'm seeing with the driver on 4.x. any methods to get around this,
short of not using threads ?
Regards, /\_/\ "All dogs go to heaven."
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