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From: Alan Stern <stern@rowland.harvard.edu>
To: Greg KH <greg@kroah.com>
Cc: Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org>,
	Kay Sievers <kay.sievers@novell.com>,
	Kernel development list <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Driver core: fix refcounting bug
Date: Tue, 9 Jan 2007 09:53:43 -0500 (EST)	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.44L0.0701090952240.3102-100000@iolanthe.rowland.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20070109071321.GA5679@kroah.com>

On Mon, 8 Jan 2007, Greg KH wrote:

> On Mon, Jan 08, 2007 at 08:23:59PM -0800, Andrew Morton wrote:
> > On Mon, 8 Jan 2007 11:06:44 -0500 (EST)
> > Alan Stern <stern@rowland.harvard.edu> wrote:
> > 
> > > This patch (as832) fixes a newly-introduced bug in the driver core.
> > > When a kobject is assigned to a kset, it must acquire a reference to
> > > the kset.

> > OK, I give up.  What kernel is this against?
> 
> I think this is against my private tree, with the "driver-class" patches
> that are not in -mm (for good reason at this point in time.)  Right
> Alan?

That's exactly right.  And it's also why I didn't CC: Andrew on the 
original patch submission.

Alan Stern


  reply	other threads:[~2007-01-09 14:53 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2007-01-08 16:06 Alan Stern
2007-01-09  4:23 ` Andrew Morton
2007-01-09  7:13   ` Greg KH
2007-01-09 14:53     ` Alan Stern [this message]
2007-01-17  0:45 ` Greg KH

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