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    SubjectRe: TTY loosing data with u_serial gadget
    Hi Greg

    Thanks for your quick answer. Meanwhile we ported our board to 2.6.38.
    We recognize the same problem again.
    I had also a look at the relevant fixes, a lot is done but I could not find
    the required protection of the attribute receive_room.

    I added a printk in case of failure were receive_room shows more
    space that is really available in the queue and also used.

    The printk is attached below and also the log.


    flush_to_ldisc, receive_room to small count=201, receive_room=287,
    flush_to_ldisc, receive_room to small count=225, receive_room=1031,
    flush_to_ldisc, receive_room to small count=33, receive_room=4095,

    diff --git a/drivers/tty/tty_buffer.c b/drivers/tty/tty_buffer.c
    index d8210ca..fa9ca62 100644
    --- a/drivers/tty/tty_buffer.c
    +++ b/drivers/tty/tty_buffer.c
    @@ -442,6 +442,21 @@ static void flush_to_ldisc(struct work_struct *work)
    line discipline as we want to empty the queue */
    if (test_bit(TTY_FLUSHPENDING, &tty->flags))
    + /* add printk in case of inconsistante size */
    + if (tty->raw) {
    + unsigned long flags_r;
    + int real_room;
    + spin_lock_irqsave(&tty->read_lock, flags_r);
    + real_room = N_TTY_BUF_SIZE -tty->read_cnt - 1;
    + if (real_room < min(count, tty->receive_room)) {
    + printk(KERN_ERR "flush_to_ldisc, receive_room to
    small count=%d,"
    + " receive_room=%d, real_room=%d\n",
    + count, tty->receive_room, real_room);
    + }
    + spin_unlock_irqrestore(&tty->read_lock, flags_r);
    + }
    if (!tty->receive_room || seen_tail) {
    schedule_delayed_work(&tty->, 1);

    Am 03/17/2011 01:04 AM, wrote Greg KH:
    > On Wed, Mar 16, 2011 at 09:47:50PM +0100, Stefan Bigler wrote:
    >> Hi all
    >> I'm facing a problem with TTY loosing data using u_serial gadget.
    >> I have a MPC8247 based system running 2.6.33.
    > Oh, that's an old kernel, lots of work on the tty layer has happened
    > since then that would fix issues like this.
    > If you are stuck using this kernel, please go ask your vendor for
    > support for it.
    > If not, can you try out 2.6.38 and let us, and the
    > list know if you still have problems with it?
    > thanks,
    > greg k-h

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