[Openswan dev] OCF in SMP kernel

Kabir Ahsan Ahsan.Kabir at freescale.com
Mon Jun 2 20:02:22 EDT 2008

Is Openswan 2.4.11 or 2.4.12 tested in SMP linux for linux 2.6 without

-----Original Message-----
From: David McCullough [mailto:David_Mccullough at securecomputing.com] 
Sent: Monday, June 02, 2008 6:07 PM
To: Paul Wouters
Cc: Kabir Ahsan; Dev at openswan.org
Subject: Re: [Openswan dev] OCF in SMP kernel

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 ;-)


David McCullough,  david_mccullough at securecomputing.com,   Ph:+61
Secure Computing - SnapGear  http://www.uCdot.org

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