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SubjectRe: PATCH: Fixes for ide-disk.c
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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