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SubjectRe: [PATCH][RFC] 2.6.6 tty_io.c hangup locking
On Fri, May 28, 2004 at 01:42:50PM -0500, Paul Fulghum wrote:

> The following patch removes unnecessary disabling of
> interrupts when processing hangup for tty devices.
> This was introduced way back in August 1998
> with patch 2.1.115 when the original hangup processing was
> changed from cli/sti to lock_kernel()/unlock_kernel().

I applied this patch to vanilla 2.2.5, and have been running with it
for a week or two. During that time, I frequently used PPP. For testing, I
interrupted the connection when sending and/or receiving data.

I didn't experience any problems whatsoever.

Jurjen Oskam

"Avoid putting a paging file on a fault-tolerant drive, such as a mirrored
volume or a RAID-5 volume. Paging files do not need fault-tolerance."-MS Q308417
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