[Prism54-devel] Re: CVS Update
margitsw at t-online.de
Fri Aug 6 11:50:00 UTC 2004
At 13:37 06.08.2004 +0200, Aurelien scribeth:
>the (!priv->mib) check in mgt_get_request should be a debugging test. It
>should never happen. At least if the rest is well coded (which isn't
>the case right now)... To solve the races with alloc/free of mib memory,
>we should probably use the mib_sem. ie : take a read lock
>before accessing this memory and a write lock before allocating/freeing.
>There sould not be any need to recode all mgt_get_request calls in
>isl_ioctl. Changing the locking in some function of oid_mgt.c should be
>I'm gonna take a deeper look at this right now to see if all this is possible.
Yes, I agree.
Go for it !
I just want to get the kernel driver in good shape.
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