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SubjectRe: [PATCH] serial: change remove NR_IRQS in 8250.c
On Thu, Jul 31, 2008 at 4:50 AM, Eric W. Biederman
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>> replace
>> [PATCH] serial: change irq_lists to use dyn_array
>> use small array with index to handle irq locking for serial port
>> hope 32 slot is enough
> Could you size this array by NR_UARTS (our worst case usage)

how about crazy user set that too big?

> and place irq_no in struct irq_info?
should be ok
> Also you want to hold irq_info->lock when you set or clear irq_no.
> Just to be on the safe side. I expect we can avoid clearing the irq_no
> in the irq_lists and prevent a few more races from being a possibility.

will try


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