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Hi,

On Thursday 17 May 2001 23:04, you wrote:
> Hi!
>
> I was tracking down a problem with Debian installation freezing when doing
> the ifconfig of the 8139too driver on 2.2.19 kernel, and found that this
> was caused by 8139too for 2.2.19 not closing it's file descriptors.
>
> The original code by Jeff for the 2.4 series is ok, and searching for the
> cause of the problem I have found a difference in the way rtl8139_thread
> exits on both versions:
>
> 2.2 version:
> up (&tp->thr_exited);
> return 0;
>
> 2.4 version:
> up_and_exit (&tp->thr_exited, 0);
>
> I think the problem must be there, not doing the do_exit on the 2.2
> version, but I may be wrong, can anybody look this up?

I added the exit_files(current) to the version in my source repository. Will
be contained in the next releases. Thanks!
Btw.: CC'ing me was a good idea, I'm not on linux-kernel, only on linux-net
due to mail volume.

-- Jens
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