x86/spinlocks: Fix comment in spinlock.h
Richard Weinberger [Tue, 14 Aug 2012 21:47:37 +0000 (14:47 -0700)]
This comment is no longer true.  We support up to 2^16 CPUs
because __ticket_t is an u16 if NR_CPUS is larger than 256.

Signed-off-by: Richard Weinberger <richard@nod.at>
Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>
Signed-off-by: Ingo Molnar <mingo@kernel.org>

arch/x86/include/asm/spinlock.h

index b315a33..33692ea 100644 (file)
@@ -12,8 +12,7 @@
  * Simple spin lock operations.  There are two variants, one clears IRQ's
  * on the local processor, one does not.
  *
- * These are fair FIFO ticket locks, which are currently limited to 256
- * CPUs.
+ * These are fair FIFO ticket locks, which support up to 2^16 CPUs.
  *
  * (the type definitions are in asm/spinlock_types.h)
  */