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SubjectRE: Updated Linux 2.4 issues page
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> From: Greg KH [mailto:greg@wirex.com]
> Sent: Monday, August 21, 2000 3:53 PM
>
> On Sun, Aug 20, 2000 at 04:26:58AM -0400, Theodore Ts'o wrote:
> >
> > 9. To Do
> >
> > * Misc locking problems
> > + drivers/usb/*.c
> > o unsafe sleep_on in ibmcam and ov511 drivers
>
> This should now read:
> o unsafe sleep_on in ibmcam, ov511, plusb and uss720
> drivers
>
> Sorry for stating differently before. Problems in the plusb and uss720
> drivers were pointed out to me after I last wrote.
>
> > o usbpl_{read,write}(): on UP concurrent read/write
> > operations could corrupt the urb structures if
> > copy_to_user sleeps, on SMP it's worse.
>
> Again, what does this refer to? What functions, and in what
> files? There
> is no usbpl_ functions and I can't find any past references to them.
> Does anyone know what this means?

Could these be usblp_{read,write}() instead? (in usb/printer.c)

Not that that helps me understand the problem...

~Randy

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