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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] Re: 2.5.67: ppa driver & preempt == oops
    On 15 Apr 2003 17:37:56 -0400 Robert Love <rml@tech9.net> wrote:

    | On Tue, 2003-04-15 at 15:00, Patrick Mansfield wrote:
    |
    | > We never hold the host_lock while calling the detect function (unlike the
    | > io_request_lock, see the bizzare 2.4 code), so acquiring it inside
    | > ppa_detect is very wrong. I don't know why your scsi scan did not hang.
    |
    | I do not have this device so I cannot test it, but your logic seems
    | correct.
    |
    | This is a much nicer fix for the preempt-related issues than others
    | proposed, too.
    |
    | Anyone out there who _can_ mount the device? Can you test this? It
    | ought to be merged if it works. We need to get device drivers in 2.5 up
    | to par..

    I have such a device at home. I can try to test it (if the device
    still works). What needs to be tested?

    or maybe I can loan it to patmans for 1 day...

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    ~Randy
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