Re: [linux-usb-devel] RE: [PATCH -R] Re: 2.4.10 is toxic to my system when I use my US

From: Georg Acher (
Date: Thu Sep 27 2001 - 07:20:06 EST

On Thu, Sep 27, 2001 at 11:00:24AM +0200, Ingo Molnar wrote:
> yep. this is one reason why the 2.4.10 kernel clears the ->next and ->prev
> pointers in list_del() - the above code will break immediately.

Good intention, very bad timing. All of these bug-provoking fixes for a
production kernel should only occur in the first kernels of a -pre-series,
not in the last one.

         Georg Acher,         
          "Oh no, not again !" The bowl of petunias          
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