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SubjectRe: [patch 19/87] Fix oops on close of hot-unplugged FTDI serial converter
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On Tue, 2009-06-09 at 02:39 -0700, Greg KH wrote:
> 2.6.29-stable review patch. If anyone has any objections, please let
> us know.

Many USB-serial drivers have similar problems; Alan Stern posted a
better fix which splits the shutdown() method into separate disconnect()
and release().

Admittedly, he didn't include ftdi in his patch because it already had
this workaround submitted -- but Alan's approach is better. We should
probably fix ftdi that way, not with this patch.

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David Woodhouse Open Source Technology Centre
David.Woodhouse@intel.com Intel Corporation



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