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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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