Re: orinoco driver causes *lots* of lockdep spew
From: Dave Jones
Date: Thu Aug 03 2006 - 15:00:45 EST
On Thu, Aug 03, 2006 at 11:58:00AM -0700, Jean Tourrilhes wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 03, 2006 at 03:11:53PM +0100, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> > On Thu, Aug 03, 2006 at 11:54:41PM +1000, Herbert Xu wrote:
> > > Arjan van de Ven <arjan@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > > >
> > > > this is another one of those nasty buggers;
> > >
> > > Good catch. It's really time that we fix this properly rather than
> > > adding more kludges to the core code.
> > >
> > > Dave, once this goes in you can revert the previous netlink workaround
> > > that added the _bh suffix.
> > >
> > > [WIRELESS]: Send wireless netlink events with a clean slate
> > Could we please just get rid of the wireless extensions over netlink code
> > again? It doesn't help to solve anything and just creates a bigger mess
> > to untangle when switching to a fully fledged wireless stack.
> That's not going to happen any time soon, NetworkManager
> depends on Wireless Events, as well as many other apps. And there is
> not many mechanisms you can use in the kernel to generate events from
> driver to userspace.
It seemed to cope pretty well before we had this ?
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