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SubjectRe: [patch] irqlock patch 2.5.27-H4

On Wed, 24 Jul 2002, Ingo Molnar wrote:

> the latest irqlock patch can be found at:
> Changes in -H4:
> - fix the cli()/sti() hack in ide/main.c, per Marcin Dalecki's
> suggestion. [this leaves the tty layer as the only remaining subsystem
> that still has cli()/sti() related hacks.]

Hi Ingo,

Marcin's suggestions will bring you nowhere.

You should remove all these locking from ide_unregister_subdriver()
because in 100% cases it is already called with ide_lock held.

Also in ide subsystem ide-tape.c needs fixing, however it is already
broken and proper locking fixing may be non-trivial task.


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