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SubjectRe: [patch] 2.4.0, 2.2.18: A critical problem with tty_io.c
Alan Cox wrote:
> It has to be changed, the race is basically unfixable any other way. I didn't
> lightly make that change

I agree. The patch seems like the correct solution. What will it take to
get the patch in the 2.4.x kernels? Do we need someone to go through the serial
drivers and fix their open/close routines to work with this patch? Peter
and I can take some time to do that--if that would help.

-- Al
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