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From: Matt Domsch <>
To: Prarit Bhargava <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Fix race in efi variable delete code.
Date: Thu, 25 Jan 2007 14:34:56 -0600	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

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 <>

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


Matt Domsch
Software Architect
Dell Linux Solutions &
Linux on Dell mailing lists @

  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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