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SubjectRe: [RFC] register_blkdev and unregister_blkdev


On Wed, 10 Oct 2001, BALBIR SINGH wrote:

> I was looking at the code for register_blkdev and unregister_blkdev. I
> found that no
> locking (spinlocks) are used to protect the blkdevs struture in these
> functions. I suspect
> we have not seen a problem till now since

... they are only called under BKL; ditto for lookups in the tables they
(de-)populate.

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