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SubjectRe: [PATCH, COMPILE-FIX, TYPO] drivers/char/pc110pad.c
On Sun, 30 Dec 2001, Alan Cox wrote:

> > The bug was introduced between 2.4.17 and 2.5.1: someone added
> > spinlocks instead of cli(), without adding his name to the changelog.
> It was broken as part of the weird cli -> spinlock patch that someone added.
> I'd fixed it but there is no SMP PC110 so I never tested that case.

So someone improved SMP scalability on a driver only
used on hardware which can't do SMP ?

*boggle*

Dave.

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