[linux-dvb] [BUG] flexcop lockdep

Patrick Boettcher patrick.boettcher at desy.de
Fri Apr 6 15:38:54 CEST 2007


On Fri, 6 Apr 2007, Antti Seppälä wrote:

> Patrick Boettcher wrote:
> 
> > Someone outthere with a SMP-system and a flexcop who could see if e.g.
> > dvbscan or dvbtraffic is killing the system/flexcop when removing the
> > irq_lock?
> > 
> > Patrick.
> 
> 
> I've now been torturing my SMP box for over three hours with various dvb
> -related activities (dvbtraffic, dvbscan, vdr) without the irq_lock in flexcop
> driver. So far I haven't noticed any problems in operation whatsoever.
> 
> Maybe the spinlock really should go?

I vote for it, too.

If someone will have a problem with the flexcop we will see during 
development phase of the kernel after integration.

regards,
Patrick.


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