[linux-dvb] [Patch] Error in dvb_net.c on 64bit platforms

Ralph Metzler rjkm at metzlerbros.de
Tue Nov 1 23:24:22 CET 2005


Michael Krufky writes:
 > >There are some race conditions in the networking code which only 
 > >show up on SMP. 
 > >Please try the file below. It adds a mutex around the filter handling
 > >code. I did not test this myself (lacking an SMP system for testing).
 > >I did this blindly based on another bug report but did not hear back
 > >from that person if this suffices to remove the race. So, if you or
 > >anybody else with SMP can test it that would be great. 
 > >
 > >The could of course be something else showing up onl on 64 bit.
 > >Does this ooops also happen on 32 bit SMP?
 > >
 > >Ralph
 > >  
 > >
 > Ralph-
 > 
 > Did you intend on having this committed?  If so, please generate a 
 > patch, containing a sign-off and short description.  We only have until 
 > next week if we want to get patches into kernel 2.6.15.


No, I never did any kernel commits.


Ralph








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