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From: insecure <insecure@mail.od.ua>
To: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>,
	Kernel Mailing List <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: Linux 2.6.0-test4
Date: Tue, 26 Aug 2003 00:20:21 +0300	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <200308260020.21817.insecure@mail.od.ua> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <Pine.LNX.4.44.0308221732170.4677-100000@home.osdl.org>

>   o [arcnet com90io] replace check_region with temporary
>     request_region, in probe phase.

check_region() is deprecated because it is racy.
Replacing it with request_region in probe:

int probe() {
	if(!request_region(...))
		return 0;
	/* probe */
	release_region(...);
}

int init() {
	request_region(...);
}

only removes 'deprecated' warning. Race remains.
--
vda

  parent reply	other threads:[~2003-08-25 21:20 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 20+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2003-08-23  0:48 Linus Torvalds
2003-08-23  1:21 ` [PATCH] Fix cdrom error handling in 2.6 Erik Andersen
2003-08-23 12:26 ` Linux 2.6.0-test4 vlad
2003-08-23 15:31   ` Jeff Garzik
2003-08-23 15:33     ` William Scott Lockwood III
2003-08-25  5:43     ` vlad
2003-08-24 11:39 ` [PATCH] airo (was: Re: Linux 2.6.0-test4) Geert Uytterhoeven
2003-08-24 21:00   ` Javier Achirica
2003-08-24 11:47 ` [PATCH] vmlinux-*.lds " Geert Uytterhoeven
2003-08-24 11:51 ` [PATCH] macide " Geert Uytterhoeven
2003-08-24 12:20   ` Christoph Hellwig
2003-08-24 12:29     ` Geert Uytterhoeven
2003-08-25 21:00 ` [patch] 2.6.0-test4: sis190 doesn't compile with gcc 2.95 Adrian Bunk
2003-08-26 17:44   ` Jeff Garzik
2003-08-25 21:20 ` insecure [this message]
2003-08-25 21:26   ` [PATCH] raceless request_region() fix (was Re: Linux 2.6.0-test4) insecure
2003-08-25 21:59     ` Jeff Garzik
2003-08-26  5:20       ` insecure
2003-08-25 22:56 ` Linux 2.6.0-test4 (compile statistics) John Cherry
2003-08-30  9:04 ` Linux 2.6.0-test4 Ralf Hildebrandt

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