Re: eata irq abuse (was: Re: Linux 2.5.60)

From: Jeff Garzik (
Date: Wed Feb 12 2003 - 11:03:15 EST

Jeff Garzik wrote:
> wrote:
>> Yes, you are correct. I used spin_unlock in order to release the local
>> driver lock
>> during the scsi_register call, but I forgot that I had the irq
>> disabled as
>> well.
>> SO the correct fix is to use spin_unlock_irq/spin_lock_irq around the
>> scsi_register call. Same fix applies to the u14-34f driver.
> scsi_register may want to sleep, so that is not a fix at all...

Ooops, I missed the order. You (and Manfred) are right,
unlock-register-lock is desired.


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