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SubjectRE: Problem on a kernel driver(SuSE, SMP)
On Wed, 2002-09-04 at 18:56, Libershteyn, Vladimir wrote:

> //
> // sleep until data is ready
> //
> down_interruptible(&a->sem[enumerator]);

Suppose its interrupted. You dont check that and handle it..

> board_address = ((unsigned long *)((unsigned char *)a->vaddr + OutputQueueFilled));
> length = *board_address;

You can't poke around in memory directly either. Yes it works on x86 but
unless you use ioremap combined with readl and friends it wont work they
way you expect on ia64, x86-64, ...

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