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From: Matt Domsch <Matt_Domsch@dell.com>
To: Prarit Bhargava <prarit@redhat.com>
Cc: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, matthew.e.tolentino@intel.com,
	anil.s.keshavamurthy@intel.com
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Fix race in efi variable delete code.
Date: Thu, 25 Jan 2007 14:34:56 -0600	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20070125203456.GB16521@lists.us.dell.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20070122152209.29717.52473.sendpatchset@prarit.boston.redhat.com>

On Mon, Jan 22, 2007 at 10:22:09AM -0500, Prarit Bhargava wrote:
> Fix race when deleting an EFI variable and issuing another EFI command on the
> same variable.  The removal of the variable from the efivars_list should be
> done in efivar_delete and not delayed until the kprobes release.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Prarit Bhargava <prarit@redhat.com>

But then we'll leave it dangling on the list at module unload time.
Let me rework this and send you something to try.

Thanks,
Matt

-- 
Matt Domsch
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Dell Linux Solutions linux.dell.com & www.dell.com/linux
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  reply	other threads:[~2007-01-25 20:34 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 4+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2007-01-22 15:22 Prarit Bhargava
2007-01-25 20:34 ` Matt Domsch [this message]
2007-01-25 22:20   ` Matt Domsch
2007-01-26  6:00     ` Andrew Morton

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