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SubjectRe: BUG: [2.4.18+] IDE Race Condition

Okay, how do you reproduce it to see the effects?

On Mon, 27 Jan 2003, Ross Biro wrote:

> The net effect of this race condition and the other one I spotted is
> that you may see some interesting messages in your log file and you can
> detect the race condition if you look for it hard enough. I don't
> currently see any bad effects.
>
> Ross
>
> Ross Biro wrote:
>
> >
> > There is at least one more IDE race condition in 2.4.18 and
> > 2.4.21-pre3. Basically the interrupt for the controller being serviced
> > is left on while setting up the next command. I'm not sure how much
> > trouble it can cause but it does lead to some interesting stack traces.
> >
> > The condition
> > if (masked_irq && hwif->irq != masked_irq)
> > in ide_do_request should be replaced with
> > if (!masked_irq || hwif->irq != masked_irq)
> > in two places.
> >
>
>
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Andre Hedrick
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