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From: Alan Cox <>
To: Richard Purdie <>
Cc: Linux Kernel Mailing List <>
Subject: Re: Flaw in ide_unregister()
Date: Mon, 10 Jan 2005 11:09:23 +0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <1105314226.12054.57.camel@localhost.localdomain> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <067d01c4f69b$cb9d8b80$0f01a8c0@max>

On Sul, 2005-01-09 at 22:37, Richard Purdie wrote:
> I haven't investigated it yet but I suspect the usage count is held by 
> ide-disk as the CF card has a mounted filesystem. As previously mentioned 
> and for reference, this patch has the changes I had to make to get standard 
> 2.6.10 to work:

Correct. This is intentional - what the -ac code allows you to do
(although you probably need to move the final free up to a workqueue) is
to free the hardware resources. The ide resources will then free later
on the umount

  reply	other threads:[~2005-01-10 12:13 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 7+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2004-12-31 12:04 Flaw in ide_unregister() Richard Purdie
2005-01-02 14:36 ` Alan Cox
2005-01-09 22:37   ` Richard Purdie
2005-01-10 11:09     ` Alan Cox [this message]
2005-01-10 12:39       ` Richard Purdie
2005-01-10 19:23         ` Alan Cox
2005-01-10 21:17           ` Richard Purdie

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