Re: [PATCH 2/3, RFC] watchdog dev BKL pushdown
From: Alan Cox
Date: Tue May 20 2008 - 04:56:36 EST
On Tue, 20 May 2008 01:14:23 +0200
Arnd Bergmann <arnd@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
> The Big Kernel Lock has been pushed down from chardev_open
> to misc_open, this change moves it to the individual watchdog
> driver open functions.
NAK. I've posted set of bigger patches which actually fix up all the
watchdog locking code - and simply adding lock/unlock kernel isn't enough
because of all the bugs in the code (it won't make it worse but it won't
fix it either).
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