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SubjectRe: [12/74] staging: usbip: bugfixes related to kthread conversion
On Sun, Apr 17, 2011 at 10:15:01PM +0200, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
> On Wednesday 13 April 2011, Greg KH wrote:
> > From: Arjan Mels <arjan.mels@gmx.net>
> >
> > commit d2dd0b07c3e725d386d20294ec906f7ddef207fa upstream.
> >
> > When doing a usb port reset do a queued reset instead to prevent a
> > deadlock: the reset will cause the driver to unbind, causing the
> > usb_driver_lock_for_reset to stall.
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Arjan Mels <arjan.mels@gmx.net>
> > Cc: Takahiro Hirofuchi <hirofuchi@users.sourceforge.net>
> > Cc: Max Vozeler <max@vozeler.com>
> > Cc: Arnd Bergmann <arnd@arndb.de>
> > Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@suse.de>
> >
>
> I think either the subject line is misleading or the patch is not
> needed in -stable. The kthread conversion was done in 2.6.38, so
> any bug introduced by it would not need to be fixed in an earlier
> version, afaict.

Yes, the Subject: was incorrect, and I only realized it after it was
committed to the tree, sorry.

The bug fixes were still real.

thanks,

greg k-h


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