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    SubjectRe: [PATCH -rt] disable building all staging drivers
    On Mon, Jun 22, 2009 at 11:06:04AM -0700, Daniel Walker wrote:
    > On Mon, 2009-06-22 at 10:19 -0700, Greg KH wrote:
    > > On Mon, Jun 22, 2009 at 05:15:15PM +0200, Uwe Kleine-König wrote:
    > > > Hi Greg,
    > > >
    > > > On Mon, Jun 15, 2009 at 01:00:44AM +0200, Uwe Kleine-König wrote:
    > > > > On Sun, Jun 14, 2009 at 04:28:02AM -0700, Greg KH wrote:
    > > > > > On Sat, Jun 13, 2009 at 11:38:38PM +0200, Uwe Kleine-König wrote:
    > > > > > > I know that at least COMEDI and RT2870 are broken with -rt,
    > > > > >
    > > > > > I didn't know this, has anyone sent me a bug report? What in -rt causes
    > > > > > these drivers to break?
    > > > > >
    > > > > > > but Thomas requested disabling all of staging. He's the maintainer.
    > > > > >
    > > > > > This seems like a patch to ensure that the staging drivers never get a
    > > > > > chance to be fixed for any potential -rt issues. How about just sending
    > > > > > me bug reports instead?
    > > > > I cannot reproduce the failure I saw for RT2870 at the moment.
    > > > OK, hit again:
    > > >
    > > > 17:02:43 E: ERROR: "there_is_no_init_MUTEX_LOCKED_for_RT_semaphores" [drivers/staging/rt2870/rt2870sta.ko] undefined!
    > >
    > > What needs to be done in the rt2870 driver to resolve this issue?
    >
    > The semaphore needs to be converted to a completion. Or the code needs
    > to be re-worked so it can use a mutex.

    Patches gladly accepted :)

    thanks,

    greg k-h
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