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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 21/23] hvc_console: Fix race between hvc_close and hvc_remove
    Hi Anton,

    On Tue, Feb 08, 2011 at 08:16:00AM +1100, Anton Blanchard wrote:
    >
    > Hi,
    >
    > > From: Amit Shah <amit.shah@redhat.com>
    > >
    > > commit e74d098c66543d0731de62eb747ccd5b636a6f4c upstream.
    > >
    > > Alan pointed out a race in the code where hvc_remove is invoked. The
    > > recent virtio_console work is the first user of hvc_remove().
    >
    > I faintly remember this bug caused boot issues and the following patch
    > must be applied to fix it.

    The patch you pointed was indeed merged just after this one so we should
    be OK. Thanks very much for the double check !

    Willy



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