Re: [BUG, PATCH 03/10] sysfs: added __compat_only_sysfs_link_entry_to_kobj()
From: Jarkko Sakkinen
Date: Sun Nov 08 2015 - 02:46:36 EST
On Sat, Nov 07, 2015 at 07:04:04PM -0800, Jeremiah Mahler wrote:
> On Sun, Nov 08, 2015 at 02:49:06AM +0200, Jarkko Sakkinen wrote:
> > On Sat, Nov 07, 2015 at 03:11:47PM -0800, Jeremiah Mahler wrote:
> > > Jarkko,
> > >
> > >
> > > It sounds like you have the problem figured out and have a good fix.
> > > If I can do anything else to help let me know :-)
> > Turns out that after all the second issue that I described was also
> > because of this patch.
> > Clean up was not done properly when that function. I revised my fix.
> > If you want to help, check that the revised patch works I'll add
> > Tested-by to the patch. Thank you!
> > > --
> > > - Jeremiah Mahler
> > /Jarkko
> I tested the patch (link below) and it works with one small caveat.
> The patch would not apply because line 231 uses list_add_tail_rcu
> instead of list_add_rcu. I am working from commit 9b774d5cf2d where
> the problem started. Your repo likely has other changes involved.
Yes, that branch also fix that changes one list_add_rcu() to
list_add_tail_rcu(). I'll add Tested-by to the commit message. Thanks
again for the good work.
> - Jeremiah Mahler
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