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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Fix ide unregister vs. driver model
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On Sunday 24 of August 2003 15:05, Benjamin Herrenschmidt wrote:
> Hi Bart !

Hi,

> This patch seem to have been lost, so here it is again. It fixes
> an Ooops on unregistering hwifs due to the device model now having
> mandatory release() functions. It also close the possible race we
> had on release if the entry was in use (by or /sys typically) by
> using a semaphore waiting for the release() to be called after
> doing an unregister.

I can't see the race - all references to struct device should be dropped
by driver model before finally calling ->release() function...

<...>

--bartlomiej

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