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SubjectRe: any chance of 2.6.0-test*?
On Sun, Jan 12, 2003 at 09:05:16AM -0800, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> The only place that looked like it _really_ didn't get the kernel lock was
> apparently tty_open(), which is admittedly a fairly important part of it ;)

2.5 does hold the BKL on ->open of charater- (and block-) devices.

The real problem is that the big irqlock is gone and mingo just replaced
it with local_irq_save & friends, which is not enough.
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