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SubjectRe: [PATCH] vt: kill tty->count usage (v2)
On Mon, 18 Aug 2008 17:04:14 -0400
Aristeu Rozanski <aris@redhat.com> wrote:

> Hi Alan,
> > > The commit e0426e6a09954d205da2d674a3d368d2715e3afd fixes a real race but
> > > still isn't enough to prevent these:
> > >
> > > kobject_add_internal failed for vcs7 with -EEXIST, don't try to register
> > > things with the same name in the same direc.
> >
> > Patch dropped due to testing failures.
> >
> > Boot to run level 3, log in and type "reboot\n". Wait
> >
> > Spews vt->driver_data == NULL warnings and oopses
> do you mind posting the logs somewhere? I wasn't able to reproduce it here so
> far.

Tricky given I can currently only make it happen at reboot.

Could be an interaction with the tty refcounting and other changes I
guess but it seems to be tied to that patch at the moment. I'll
investigate further tomorrow.


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