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Mixing VDK::Push/PopCriticalRegion with adi_int_Enter/ExitCriticalRegion

Question asked by gpetrowitsch on Aug 17, 2010
Latest reply on Sep 20, 2010 by SrinivasG

Hi all,

 

we are implementing a VDK based application. It uses drivers,

like the lan9218 driver, which use calls to adi_int_EnterCriticalRegion

and adi_int_ExitCriticalRegion. On the other hand, there are VDK

drivers, which use VDK::PushCriticalRegion and VDK::PopCriticalRegion.

 

Looking at the assembly code, we found out, that these two means

of entering and exiting critical regions are implented with different counters

and different storages for the IMASK register.

 

It is quite obvious, that this won't work as intended.

 

Are we doing something completely wrong here? We thought, that when

building a VDK application, the SSL stuff is made to work with the VDK

stuff, but that doesn't seem to be the case.

 

Can anyone think of what is wrong here?

 

Thanks,

Gerhard

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