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    SubjectRe: 2.6.24-rc4-mm1 kobject changes broken with hvcs driver on powerpc
    Greg KH wrote:

    >> Why release the spinlock here? It's done after the count is incremented.
    >> This patch does not seem correct.
    >
    > Doh, you are correct, I'll make sure that I fix this up before applying
    > it.
    >
    > thanks,
    >
    > greg k-h

    Hi, Greg,

    I ran some tests with the fixed up version of this patch and the system
    fails to come up.

    I see the WARN_ON in lib/kref.c:33 and the system fails to boot beyond
    that point. I have not yet found time to debug it though.

    --
    Warm Regards,
    Balbir Singh
    Linux Technology Center
    IBM, ISTL


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