Re: [autofs] 2.6 patches broken with 2.6.4

From: Ian Kent
Date: Thu Mar 11 2004 - 20:13:55 EST

On Thu, 11 Mar 2004, Alexander Macdonald wrote:

> The patches have applied cleanly to all kernels up to now, however the second
> patch (and maybe more, didn't try them since there wasn't any point) won't apply
> cleanly to kernel 2.6.4.

I'll look into it this weekend.

> I don't know about anybody else's experience with these patches but I haven't
> had any trouble with them at all, maybe you should send them to Andrew Morton
> for inclusion in the -mm branch, That'd save me some patching time for each
> kernel ;)

Thanks for the feedback. How long and in what environment have you been
using them.

I've done that some time ago. As far as I knon he hasn't included them

I've been wanting to revise the wait queue locking anyway as I'm sure
it's open to a race.


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