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SubjectRe: [PATCH] spinlock not locked when unlocking in atm_dev_register
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> On Fri, 2002-03-01 at 12:46, Frode Isaksen wrote:
>> If you compile the kernel with SMP and spinlock debugging, BUG() will be
>> called when registering your atm driver, since the "atm_dev_lock" spinlock is
>> not locked when unlocking it.
>
> I don't have any knowledge of the source in question, but wouldn't a
> possibility (perhaps even more likely) be that you should _add_ the
> spin_lock instead of remove the spin_unlocks ?
The atm_dev_register function is calling functions that are using the same
spinlock, so you cannot just lock the spinlock when entering the function..

Hilsen,
Frode

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