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@@ -310,6 +310,12 @@ over a rather long period of time, but improvements are always welcome!
code under the influence of preempt_disable(), you instead
need to use synchronize_irq() or synchronize_sched().
+ This same limitation also applies to synchronize_rcu_bh()
+ and synchronize_srcu(), as well as to the asynchronous and
+ expedited forms of the three primitives, namely call_rcu(),
+ call_rcu_bh(), call_srcu(), synchronize_rcu_expedited(),
+ synchronize_rcu_bh_expedited(), and synchronize_srcu_expedited().
12. Any lock acquired by an RCU callback must be acquired elsewhere
with softirq disabled, e.g., via spin_lock_irqsave(),
spin_lock_bh(), etc. Failing to disable irq on a given