Bruno E. O. Meneguele bmeneguele at
Thu Nov 16 08:34:39 EST 2017

On 14-11, Max Filippov wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 14, 2017 at 8:52 AM, Bruno E. O. Meneguele
> <bmeneguele at> wrote:
> > What
> > confused me for sometime was the 'atomic' vs 'interrupt' naming, but
> > after reading Robert's book it cames to the fact that they're the same.
> Not exactly the same. Atomic means you're protected from some sort of
> interruption: e.g. you raise preemption counter and you're protected from
> scheduling, but you still may be interrupted, or you disable interrupts and
> you're protected from scheduling and interrupts, but there still may be an
> NMI.

Ahh, well pointed. Got it. Thank you for the info :)
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