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Old 07-08-2012, 06:30 AM   #1
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Question What is lock_kernel()..?

I am studing about kernel sources. what is the work of lock_kernel() function in kernel/init/main.c

Old 07-10-2012, 03:23 PM   #2
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A lock kernel is a solitary global lock that is held whenever a thread enters kernel space, and is released when the thread returns to user space (a system call is the archetypal example).


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