Re: Linux v2.5.47

From: Christoph Hellwig (
Date: Tue Nov 12 2002 - 19:43:04 EST

On Wed, Nov 13, 2002 at 01:03:52AM +0000, Alan Cox wrote:
> Very very nice. One question - what are the rules for the
> scsi_remove_host callback with regards to a hotplug ?

The general rule so far is: don't do hotplug - scsi code, especially
list handling, is racy as hell. I'm not sure whether we'll have it
properly locked down and refcounted by 2.6, it's a lot of work left.

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