Re: [PATCH 01/12] thinkpad_ec: New driver for ThinkPad embedded controller access
From: Pavel Machek
Date: Tue Aug 08 2006 - 05:37:18 EST
> >Okay... but do we really need try_lock variant?
> We need a nonlocking, nonsleeping variant to do the query in the timer
> function (softirq context).
> >but what is try_lock semantics when taking multiple locks...?
> Currently, the same as the undelying down_trylock().
Okay, I guess this works for me.
> >Well, this will also trigger for thinkpad module compiled into kernel,
> OK, I'm changing the DMI failure to KERN_WARNING. Subsequent hardware
> checks remains KERN_ERR, since failing those after passing the DMI
> check really is abnormal (and indicative of danger).
Yep, that sounds correct.
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