[linux-dvb] [Patch] Error in dvb_net.c on 64bit platforms
rjkm at metzlerbros.de
Tue Nov 1 23:24:22 CET 2005
Michael Krufky writes:
> >There are some race conditions in the networking code which only
> >show up on SMP.
> >Please try the file below. It adds a mutex around the filter handling
> >code. I did not test this myself (lacking an SMP system for testing).
> >I did this blindly based on another bug report but did not hear back
> >from that person if this suffices to remove the race. So, if you or
> >anybody else with SMP can test it that would be great.
> >The could of course be something else showing up onl on 64 bit.
> >Does this ooops also happen on 32 bit SMP?
> Did you intend on having this committed? If so, please generate a
> patch, containing a sign-off and short description. We only have until
> next week if we want to get patches into kernel 2.6.15.
No, I never did any kernel commits.
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