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    SubjectRe: PATCH: Fixes for ide-disk.c
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    On Sad, 2003-04-05 at 20:25, Nigel Cunningham wrote:
    > Hi.
    >
    > On Sun, 2003-04-06 at 04:46, Alan Cox wrote:
    > > Drive->blocked is a single bit field. Its not a counting lock. Either
    > > we are blocked or not.
    >
    > Okay. We need a different solution then, but the problem remains - the
    > driver can get multiple, nexted calls to block and unblock. Can it
    > become a counting lock?

    Blocked is a binary power management described state, its not a lock.
    What are you actually trying to do ?

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