Re: Strange problem with tty layer

From: Lennart Sorensen
Date: Sat Feb 17 2007 - 11:09:38 EST

On Mon, Jan 29, 2007 at 02:27:07PM -0500, Lennart Sorensen wrote:
> I have run some tests with 8 patches from Linus's 2.6 tree on top of the
> along with a bit of debug code in the n_tty.c, which ran
> perfectly for 3 days. I now removed the debug code to see if it will
> still run perfectly with those 8 patches. The patches I applied in
> order are:
> commit 70522e121a521aa09bd0f4e62e1aa68708b798e1
> commit 41c28ff1635e71af072c4711ff5fadd5855d48e7
> commit 1aef821a6b3aeca8c19d06aee012ed9db617d1e3
> commit ee37df7877eeaa16d7761cce64854110a7c17ad9
> commit e1a2509023785bd3199ac068ab80155aeba01265
> commit 817d6d3bceaf34c99f5343820f9b9e6021f0655c
> commit 2c3bb20f46709a0adfa7ea408013edbcab945d5a
> commit 33b37a33c242542fac2980b8ccd90977388b7a8d
> Hopefully it will stay working, and actually be a solution to my tty
> problem in
> (Debian 2.6.18-4) on the other hand was still broken, but I am
> not sure which if any of the above commits are not in that version (the
> date ranges made me think they all should be, but maybe I got the date
> of 2.6.18 wrong, or not all commits in the linux-2.6 tree are actually
> part of a given release. I am still figuring out git).

2.6.18 does work, it failed in different ways (overruns on the fifo)
which I dealt with by ensuring disk io was synced before testing the
serial port.

Len Sorensen
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