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SubjectRe: /dev/nvram driver
Tim Hockin wrote:
> Who is maintaining the /dev/nvram driver? I have a couple things I want to
> suggest/ask.

I haven't seen any patches for ages to nvram, so I presume nobody.


> What I really want to know is: should I bother making nvram_open_cnt SMP
> safe, or should it just go away all together. I vote for the latter
> option, unless something depends on this behavior (in which case, other
> fixes are needed, because it is broken :).

Once you figure out what the best behavior is (which I'm not sure of,
myself), I would suggest using a semaphore in the open and release
methods.

Jeff


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