Re: [PATCH] Fix SCSI proc oops

From: Linus Torvalds (
Date: Fri Oct 13 2000 - 22:37:46 EST

On Fri, 13 Oct 2000, David S. Miller wrote:
> Linus, why did you apply his patch to _only_ reverse the if condition?
> What you applied will crash Sparc again, whereas mine does not crash
> the original Sparc case _and_ it fixes Torben's bug too.

Why woul dit crash the sparc?

If it wasn't there originally, the loop will not find it, and the loop
will be a no-op.



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