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SMP alternatives

SMP alternatives

Posted Dec 25, 2005 19:46 UTC (Sun) by efexis (guest, #26355)
In reply to: SMP alternatives by dw
Parent article: SMP alternatives

Um, my guess is that you'd stop processes from running on the second processor -before- switching down to a single processor kernel. As only one processor could then even be holding locks, the locking mechanism becomes irrelevant, so can be NOOPed.

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