Re: [PATCH] synclink_gt fix transmit race and timeout

From: Andrew Morton
Date: Tue Jun 23 2009 - 13:02:47 EST

On Tue, 23 Jun 2009 11:55:06 -0600 Paul Fulghum <paulkf@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Andrew Morton wrote:
> > I did have a couple of other comments on the patch which seem to have
> > been missed?
> Let's see, there was:
> "It fails to explain the user-visible effects of the bug which was fixed."

I'm referring to

Where did the "7" come from?


I have a suspicion that tx_stop() should use del_timer_sync(), not
del_timer(). What happens if the timer handler is concurrently

To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to majordomo@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
More majordomo info at
Please read the FAQ at