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SubjectRe: [patch] 2.4.0, 2.2.18: A critical problem with tty_io.c
Alan Cox wrote:
> Add an 'owner' field to the objects we are using. Then we can lock the tty
> and the ldisc from the tyy_io code rather than in serial.c and friends. This
> removes the unload during open/close races we currently have in serial.c
>
> Take a look at videodev.c for a fairly clear example.

Andrew Morton wrote:
> I have a work-in-non-progress here which addresses a few of
> these things. It would be good if someone could review it
> and finish it off...

I will take a look.

-- Al
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