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Old 01-16-2009, 03:31 PM   #1
sumeet4linux
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lock_kernel used in musb drivers


Hi All,

I observed in /linux/drivers/usb/musb/ musb_hset.c and skeleton_usb.c files lock_kernel() and unlock_kernel() is used.
Can we replace this with spinlock to protect critical section ?
I tried this and require more inputs from Linux Kernel Experts.

Thanks & Regards,
Sumeet
 
  


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