dwmw2 at infradead.org
Mon Mar 13 04:15:51 EST 2000
alex at cendio.se said:
> That means i have to wrap all write and reads in a function that
> loops over the read/write call.
This has to be done somewhere. Where's best - in _every_ device driver or in
only those front ends which attempt non-block-aligned access?
> Hmm, i think i spoke to soon. It would still need some kind of
> locking. How about an explicit read_lock()/read_unlock(). It could
> even use rw_semaphores to allow concurrent reads from several readers.
Yes - that sounds like a good idea.
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