em and bge driver MPSAFE?

Mipam mipam at ibb.net
Mon May 23 03:03:54 PDT 2005

Thanks for your clear response, yes i was looking for 5.x indeed.
Driver status for 5.x would be very nice indeed, i guess more guys are 
interested in such? If someone provides me with info, i'm willing text for 
the busdma page you mentioned so that 5.x is also included.


On Sat, 21 May 2005, John-Mark Gurney wrote:

> Mipam wrote this message on Wed, May 11, 2005 at 16:39 +0200:
> > Perhaps lame to ask,
> > But are the em and bge driver MPSAFE?
> > I couldn't find notes about being mpsafe in the man pages of these 
> > drivers?
> I was about to point you to:
> http://www.freebsd.org/projects/busdma/
> But realized that you probably wanted status on 5.x, and not HEAD...
> a quick look at the code shows that both em and bge are MPSAFE... I
> can tell because of no references to Giant or GIANT, and that it using
> XX_LOCK and has functions ending in _locked in them...
> Maybe we need to expand the busdma project to include which driver
> status for 5.x and HEAD?
> -- 
>   John-Mark Gurney				Voice: +1 415 225 5579
>      "All that I will do, has been done, All that I have, has not."

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