walt wrote: > Poul-Henning Kamp wrote: > > >I have uploaded a proof of concept patch: > > > > http://phk.freebsd.dk/patch/fd_dev.patch > > > >...And with this code enabled, it is possible to go from userland to > >device driver without touching Giant underway. > > I'm sorry, I can't parse that last sentence. Could you explain in > 25 words or less (or 3 lines of code) what it means? > > 'Giant' is the lock that Alan is trying to get rid of?
Giant is the big lock that protects the whole kernel that everyone is trying to get rid of :-). Maxime _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-current To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"