Re: [bug] Re: [PATCH 4/12] riscom8: fix SMP brokenness

From: Alan Cox
Date: Wed Feb 20 2008 - 17:10:19 EST

> This is unfortunately very low on the priority stack. I was a bit
> surprised when it went in, honestly, since I hadn't gotten any "it
> works" test reports yet... but that's my fault for not keeping akpm up
> to date.
> We'll want to revert this for 2.6.25 release, if it doesn't get fixed up.

Fix is trivial: Don't take the lock in rc_release_drivers. The
tty_unregister_driver does its own thing as does put_tty_driver.

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