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SubjectRe: [2/9] Possible AMD8111e free irq issue
* Ian Pilcher ( wrote:
> Chris Wright wrote:
> >
> >From: Andres Salomon <>
> >
> >It seems to me that if in the amd8111e_open() fuction dev->irq isn't
> >zero and the irq request succeeds it might not get released anymore.
> Based on the wording above, I can't help wondering if this fixes a
> problem that anyone is actually seeing.

I had same hesitation, but it's easy to see how lowmem could trigger
this latent bug (so it's not a highly theoretical race condition, for
example), and the fix is both quite simple and accepted upstream already.
Anyway that's what the review cycle is for, it can be rejected.

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