Re: [patch] block/IDE/interrupt lockup

Alan Cox (
Sat, 30 Mar 2002 18:52:18 +0000 (GMT)

> The kernel calls request_irq() inside cli() in lots of places.
> That's the same bug: "if you called cli(), how come you're
> allowing kmalloc to clear it?".

Those places should if possible be fixed. I take patches. If we can get 2.4
to BUG() on those kmalloc violations and clean them up it sounds like
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