Re: [PATCH] pps: claim parallel port exclusively

From: Ingo Molnar
Date: Mon Jan 24 2011 - 19:19:58 EST

* Alexander Gordeev <lasaine@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Both pps_parport and pps_gen_parport are written in a way that they
> can't share a port with any other driver. This can result in locking up
> the process that loads modules or even the whole kernel if the modules
> are compiled in. Use PARPORT_FLAG_EXCL to indicate this.
> Signed-off-by: Alexander Gordeev <lasaine@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>

Thanks Alexander - i think the bug you fixed here explains the symptoms i was

Consider the bug fixed - i'll yell if something else pops up in testing.


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