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SubjectRe: PATCH: [2.4.21-pre3] Fix for SMP race condition in IDE code
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On Fri, 2003-01-10 at 18:12, Ross Biro wrote:
> There is a race condition in all versions of the IDE code that I've
> looked at including 2.4.18 and 2.4.21-pre3. Basically on an SMP system
> if mutiple IDE channels are on the same interrupt and 1 channel sends
> has an interrupt pending on 1 processor while the other processor is
> calling ide_set_handler, then the interrupt can be mistaken for command
> completion on both channels, and a command can be completed before it is
> even issued.

Thanks Ross. I'll go over this in some detail.
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