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From: Paul Mackerras <paulus@samba.org>
To: Alan Cox <alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk>
Cc: akpm@osdl.org, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, sfr@canb.auug.org.au
Subject: Re: [PATCH] viocons: BKL locking
Date: Thu, 21 Feb 2008 14:58:29 +1100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <18364.63205.933131.746580@cargo.ozlabs.ibm.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20080220203258.4b33f890@core>

Alan Cox writes:

> For some weird reason I can't ascertain (translation "I think its
> broken") the viocons driver calls directly into the n_tty ldisc code even
> if another ldisc is in use. It'll probably break if you do that but I'm
> just fixing the locking and adding a comment that its horked.

Looks to me like it (viotty_ioctl) should return -ENOIOCTLCMD instead
of calling n_tty_ioctl -- do you agree?

Paul.

  reply	other threads:[~2008-02-21  3:58 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 4+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2008-02-20 20:32 Alan Cox
2008-02-21  3:58 ` Paul Mackerras [this message]
2008-02-21 10:50   ` Alan Cox
2008-02-21 11:10     ` Stephen Rothwell

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