Re: [Linux-ia64] [patch] 2.4.21-rc1 Close rmmod race on ia64

From: Bjorn Helgaas <bjorn_helgaas_at_hp.com>
Date: 2003-05-14 07:02:12
On Tuesday 13 May 2003 12:43 am, Keith Owens wrote:
> ia64 is not taking the spinlock that closes the race between module
> removal and traversal of exception tables.  It can result in oops when
> one cpu takes an exception while another is unloading a module.
> 
> Other architectures take this lock.  The patch is almost a cut and
> paste from i386, plus it removes a dead variable.

Applied for 2.4 (except I left in the archdata decl).  Thanks!
Received on Tue May 13 14:02:17 2003

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