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SubjectRe: [patch 19/87] Fix oops on close of hot-unplugged FTDI serial converter
On Tue, 09 Jun 2009 12:30:11 +0100
David Woodhouse <dwmw2@infradead.org> wrote:

> 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.
>

But this is for -stable, where proven patches are preferred over
yet-to-be-written ones. That rewrite would have to go upstream first.



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