path: root/drivers/hwspinlock/hwspinlock_internal.h
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2011-02-17drivers: hwspinlock: add frameworkOhad Ben-Cohen
Add a platform-independent hwspinlock framework. Hardware spinlock devices are needed, e.g., in order to access data that is shared between remote processors, that otherwise have no alternative mechanism to accomplish synchronization and mutual exclusion operations. Signed-off-by: Ohad Ben-Cohen <ohad@wizery.com> Cc: Hari Kanigeri <h-kanigeri2@ti.com> Cc: Benoit Cousson <b-cousson@ti.com> Cc: Kevin Hilman <khilman@ti.com> Cc: Grant Likely <grant.likely@secretlab.ca> Cc: Paul Walmsley <paul@pwsan.com> Cc: Russell King <linux@arm.linux.org.uk> Acked-by: Arnd Bergmann <arnd@arndb.de> Signed-off-by: Tony Lindgren <tony@atomide.com>