[lkml]   [2001]   [Dec]   [18]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
Messages in this thread
    SubjectTTY Driver Open and Close Logic

    I have been working on various serial drivers and I notice that physical
    driver close routine is called in all cases even if the physical driver
    open routine fails. That suggests to me that a lot of the MOD_DEC/INC_COUNT
    logic in serial.c and other physical serial drivers is incorrect. As
    serial.c seems usually to be compiled into the kernel the issue
    is not so important, but a lot of the other logic associated with
    open counts also seems incorrect. Is this observation correct?

    Joachim Martillo
    To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
    the body of a message to
    More majordomo info at
    Please read the FAQ at

     \ /
      Last update: 2005-03-22 13:14    [W:0.020 / U:160.588 seconds]
    ©2003-2017 Jasper Spaans. hosted at Digital OceanAdvertise on this site