[PATCH 3/3] Correct: fix staging/spectra: don't use locked_ioctl

Javier Martinez Canillas martinez.javier at gmail.com
Thu Jul 22 18:16:30 UTC 2010

On Thu, Jul 22, 2010 at 1:58 PM, Greg KH <greg at kroah.com> wrote:
>> +     lock_kernel();
> No, we are trying to get rid of the lock_kernel() calls, care to just
> make this a local lock instead?

Since I'm not the driver author I thought that the idea of moving the
BKL from block ioctl to the driver code would be a first step to get
rid of the lock_kernel() call.

This patch at least could make the driver compile again and someone
who better understands the driver code could make a finner (local)

But I will figure out what needs to be protect and send a new patch
that uses some sincronization primitive to make a local lock.

Thanks a lot.

Javier Martínez Canillas
+595 981 88 66 58

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