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SubjectRe: [PATCH] add sysfs class support for vc devices [10/10]
Martin Schlemmer <azarah@nosferatu.za.org> wrote:
>
> On Fri, 2004-01-16 at 06:13, Andrew Morton wrote:
> > Greg KH <greg@kroah.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > This patch add sysfs support for vc char devices.
> > >
> > > Note, Andrew Morton has reported some very strange oopses with this
> > > patch, that I can not reproduce at all. If anyone else also has
> > > problems with this patch, please let me know.
> >
> > It seems to have magically healed itself :(
> >
> > Several people were hitting it. We shall see.
>
> Might it be due to the vt-locking-fixes patch?
>

No, I was able to reproduce the oops with just two of Greg's patches on
bare 2.6.1-rcX.

It was some refcounting problem in the tty layer. 100% deterministic, not
a race.

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