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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] remove BKL from drivers' release functions
    On Wed, Nov 28, 2001 at 05:33:59PM -0800, David C. Hansen wrote:
    > Does everyone agree that we need to get the BKL out of common areas like
    > this? For starters, what about adding a pair of spinlocks for block
    > devices and character devices to take the place of the BKL in
    > serializing opens? Or, should we make it the driver's responsibility
    > completely?

    If you do happen to look at the serial driver, please note that I'm
    currently working on a replacement driver, in cvs at:, module serial
    (no password)

    Russell King ( The developer of ARM Linux

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