Re: 2.4.7-pre9..

From: Matthew Dharm (
Date: Fri Jul 27 2001 - 11:18:58 EST

Oh damn....

It looks like I missed an important discussion in the torrent of e-mail
that I receive... could someone give me the 30-second executive summary so
I can look at what may need to change in usb-storage?


On Mon, Jul 23, 2001 at 12:56:35PM +0000, Pavel Machek wrote:
> Hi!
> > I've changed all generic code, so drivers are all expected to compile and
> > work. However, some SCSI drivers use the semaphore trick in their own
> > code, and I've not mucked with that. It's not worth worrying about too
> > much, as the race is basically impossible to hit (famous last words), but
> I smell problems in usb/storage/*...
> <evil>
> What about adding strategic udelay() somewhere so race is easier to hit?
> </evil>
> Pavel
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