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SubjectRe: [PATCH] (new for ppa and imm) Re: [PATCH] Re: Patch to fix lockup on ppa insert
On Thu, Nov 16, 2000 at 09:50:40PM -0500, John Cavan wrote:

> [...] This patch unlocks, allows the lowlevel driver to do it's
> probes, and then relocks. It could probably be more granular in the
> parport_pc code, but my own home tests show it to be working fine.

Is that safe?

Also, what bit of the parport code is tripping over the lock?
Request_module or something?

A nicer fix would probably be to use parport_register_driver, but
that's likely to be too big a change right now.

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