[Openswan dev] OCF in SMP kernel

David McCullough David_Mccullough at securecomputing.com
Mon Jun 2 19:07:11 EDT 2008

Jivin Paul Wouters lays it down ...
> On Mon, 2 Jun 2008, Kabir Ahsan wrote:
> > Has anyone tried OCF in SMP mode for 2.6 kernel without any issues
> > related to spinlocks?
> The latest OCF patch addressed some spinlock issues, see the patch at:
> http://sourceforge.net/mailarchive/message.php?msg_name=20080529040202.GA20425%40securecomputing.com

That might help,  unfortunately it really doesn't get a lot of testing on SMP.  

It has been used on SMP, and had fixes applied for SMP, but most of the core
use has that I work on has been single core embedded systems.

I will gladly take SMP patches though ;-)


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