Re: [PATCH] hpilo open/close fix

From: Greg KH
Date: Wed Jan 21 2009 - 13:09:00 EST

On Mon, Jan 12, 2009 at 01:18:37PM -0700, David Altobelli wrote:
> Fix to hpilo module, patch against 2.6.28.
> The device can take a while to respond to an open/close request, so increase
> the time kernel will wait for response (1 ms to 10ms).
> Also, properly clean up a channel on a failed open, by calling the
> channel close routine. Just freeing the memory isn't sufficient, the device
> needs to be informed that the channel is no longer open, and the device
> memory cleared of references to freed dma buffer.
> Please CC me on any replies.
> Signed-off-by: David Altobelli <david.altobelli@xxxxxx>

Am I supposed to be shepharding patches to drivers/misc/hpilo into the
kernel tree? If so, I've been ignoring it, sorry. Is there any becides
this one that you need to go in?


greg k-h
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