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SubjectRe: [2.6 Patch] isdn4linux: Siemens Gigaset base driver: fix disconnect handling
On Thu, Apr 20, 2006 at 08:21:20AM -0700, Randy.Dunlap wrote:
> On Thu, 20 Apr 2006 14:07:11 +0200 Tilman Schmidt wrote:
>
> > On 20.04.2006 09:11, Andrew Morton wrote:
> > > Tilman Schmidt <tilman@imap.cc> wrote:
> > >
> > >>This patch fixes a possible Oops in the Siemens Gigaset base driver when
> > >> the device is unplugged while an ISDN connection is still active, and
> > >> makes sure that the isdn4linux link level (LL) is properly informed if a
> > >> connection is broken by the USB cable being unplugged.
> > >> It also improves some kernel messages generated by the driver.
> > >
> > > It seems to do quite a lot more than that.
> > > [...] I'd ask you to confirm that this was actually the patch which
> > > was supposed to go with that changelog.
> >
> > It is. However the changelog was not quite complete. There were a couple
> > of smaller changes which I neglected to mention. Sorry for that. I'll
> > try to be more careful when composing future changelogs.
>
> ...
>
> > >> --- linux-2.6.17-rc2-work/drivers/isdn/gigaset.orig/bas-gigaset.c 2006-04-19 15:15:49.000000000 +0200
> > >> +++ local/drivers/isdn/gigaset/bas-gigaset.c 2006-04-19 01:19:41.000000000 +0200
> > >
> > > eek, please don't do that - it confuses my scripts.
> > >
> > > --- linux-2.6.17-rc2-work/drivers/isdn/gigaset/bas-gigaset.c
> > > +++ linux-2.6.17-rc2-work/drivers/isdn/gigaset/bas-gigaset.c
> > >
> > > is preferred. There are nice tools around which help with this.
> >
> > I'll be happy to comply with whatever your scripts need, but I don't
> > quite understand yet what it is that's causing you problems:
> > The presence of file timestamps?
> > The timestamp of the second file being earlier than the first one?
> > The ".orig" suffix in the first path?
> > The second path starting with "local" instead of "linux-..."?
> > All of this can be easily corrected; just tell me what's required.
>
> Both filename lines should begin one level above "drivers/".
> They can be named linux* or a/ and b/ or foo/ and bar/ or whatever.
> The patch needs to apply using "patch -p1".
>...

His patch already was nearly correct.

The only thing that is wrong is
linux-2.6.17-rc2-work/drivers/isdn/gigaset.orig/bas-gigaset.c
^^^^^
If anything else confused Andrew's scripts, he'd better fix his scripts.
> ~Randy

cu
Adrian

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