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SubjectRe: [PATCHSET 2.6.22-rc4] sysfs: fix race conditions
Eduard-Gabriel Munteanu wrote:
> *This message was transferred with a trial version of CommuniGate(r) Pro*
> Tejun Heo wrote:
>
>> This patchset contains three minimal backports of fixes in -mm. With
>> all patches in the patchset and sysfs-races.patch applied, kernel
>> survived ~20 hours of stress test without any problem.
>>
>
> Seriously, do you think adding a few sleeps fixes anything? It just
> makes it harder to happen, and even harder to debug, so this is no good.
> Race condition are fixed by proper locking, ordering and so on.
>
> (No offence, this has to be the patch of the week. :) )

Dude, what are you smoking and can I get some? The attached patch is to
trigger the race conditions more easily for verification. Actual fixes
are in the three patches posted as reply to the head message.

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tejun
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