cvs commit: src/sys/kern kern_proc.c

M. Warner Losh imp at
Wed Jun 9 18:27:30 GMT 2004

In message: <20040609182041.GV12007 at>
            Pawel Jakub Dawidek <pjd at> writes:
: BTW. Do we assume that atomic operations are atomic on MP machines?
: I read atomic(9), but I still don't know if I should use it or not for
: things like those.

They are.  That's one thing that pessimizes them so horribly.  They
have to be locked instructions on some architecutres that causes all
kinds of nasty (time consuming) things to happen.


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