[PATCH 02/14] ARM: bitops: switch set/clear/change bitops to use ldrex/strex

Russell King - ARM Linux linux at arm.linux.org.uk
Sun Jan 23 04:35:26 EST 2011

On Sat, Jan 22, 2011 at 11:44:59PM -0500, Nicolas Pitre wrote:
> At least another person did post results:
> http://mid.gmane.org/20110117094602.GA2622@pulham.picochip.com
> http://mid.gmane.org/20110117110308.GC2622@pulham.picochip.com

Slightly different patch - there were three revisions.  I can't attach
a tested-by given to a different patch to this one.

> > That means omap2plus_defconfig .38 mainline kernels
> > (including -stable) will remain potentially dangerous when run on
> > SMP capable hardware.
> I must admit that this series looks a bit large for stable IMHO.  I 
> think that the fix for stable should limit itself only to prevent SMP 
> from being selected if anything else than CPU_32v6K is selected.

The first three are the bare minimum required for -stable.

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