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SubjectRe: Linux-2.1.129..
On Thursday 1998-11-19 19:22, Linus Torvalds wrote:
| Have fun with it, and tell me if it breaks. But it won't. I'm finally
| getting the old "greased weasel" feeling back. In short, this is the much
| awaited perfect and bug-free release, and the only reason I don't call it
| 2.2 is that I'm chicken.

Linus,

Please apply the patch below before you call this 2.2. Since kernel
2.1.116, the kernel Oopses or crashes when you do a:

echo "scsi add-single-device 0 0 6 0" > /proc/scsi/scsi
with a BusLogic SCSI controller. I do this when I want to use my
external tape streamer, that is normally turned off. The two functions
BusLogic_ReportTargetDeviceInfo() and BusLogic_SelectQueueDepths() are
called in this case, so they cannot be declared as "__init".

--
Dick Streefland //// De Bilt
dick.streefland@inter.nl.net (@ @) The Netherlands
------------------------------oOO--(_)--OOo------------------
--- linux/drivers/scsi/BusLogic.h.orig Sat Nov 21 18:39:56 1998
+++ linux/drivers/scsi/BusLogic.h Sat Nov 21 23:55:00 1998
@@ -1800,10 +1800,10 @@
static boolean BusLogic_AcquireResources(BusLogic_HostAdapter_T *) __init;
static void BusLogic_ReleaseResources(BusLogic_HostAdapter_T *) __init;
static boolean BusLogic_TargetDeviceInquiry(BusLogic_HostAdapter_T *) __init;
-static void BusLogic_ReportTargetDeviceInfo(BusLogic_HostAdapter_T *) __init;
+static void BusLogic_ReportTargetDeviceInfo(BusLogic_HostAdapter_T *);
static void BusLogic_InitializeHostStructure(BusLogic_HostAdapter_T *,
SCSI_Host_T *) __init;
-static void BusLogic_SelectQueueDepths(SCSI_Host_T *, SCSI_Device_T *) __init;
+static void BusLogic_SelectQueueDepths(SCSI_Host_T *, SCSI_Device_T *);
int BusLogic_DetectHostAdapter(SCSI_Host_Template_T *) __init;
int BusLogic_ReleaseHostAdapter(SCSI_Host_T *) __init;
static boolean BusLogic_ParseKeyword(char **, char *) __init;
-
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