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SubjectRe: [PATCH] ATM locking fix.

Hello Dave , I have attached the linux-atm list so they can see
what you have found . Hth , JimL

On Tue, 26 Mar 2002, David S. Miller wrote:

>
> I'm applying this patch with some minor cleanups of my own.
>
> I went and then checked around for atm_find_dev() users to
> make sure they held the atm_dev_lock, and I discovered several pieces
> of "hidden treasure".
>
> Firstly, have a look at net/atm/common.c:atm_ioctl() and how it
> accesses userspace while holding atm_dev_lock. That is just the
> tip of the iceberg.
>
> ATM sorely needs a maintainer. Any of the kernel janitors want to
> learn how ATM works? :-))))
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