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Date:	Mon, 5 Nov 2007 00:36:13 +0100
From:	Michael Buesch <mb@...sch.de>
To:	Matthias Kaehlcke <matthias.kaehlcke@...il.com>
Cc:	mcgrof@...il.com, linux-wireless@...r.kernel.org,
	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
	Andrew Morton <akpm@...ux-foundation.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Prism54: Convert mgmt_sem to the mutex API

On Thursday 01 November 2007 08:19:02 Matthias Kaehlcke wrote:
> Prism54: Convert mgmt_sem to the mutex API
> 
> Signed-off-by: Matthias Kaehlcke <matthias.kaehlcke@...il.com>
> 
> --
> 
> diff --git a/drivers/net/wireless/prism54/islpci_dev.c b/drivers/net/wireless/prism54/islpci_dev.c
> index 219dd65..dbb538c 100644
> --- a/drivers/net/wireless/prism54/islpci_dev.c
> +++ b/drivers/net/wireless/prism54/islpci_dev.c
> @@ -861,7 +861,7 @@ islpci_setup(struct pci_dev *pdev)
>  	init_waitqueue_head(&priv->reset_done);
>  
>  	/* init the queue read locks, process wait counter */
> -	sema_init(&priv->mgmt_sem, 1);
> +	mutex_init(&priv->mgmt_lock);
>  	priv->mgmt_received = NULL;
>  	init_waitqueue_head(&priv->mgmt_wqueue);
>  	sema_init(&priv->stats_sem, 1);
> diff --git a/drivers/net/wireless/prism54/islpci_dev.h b/drivers/net/wireless/prism54/islpci_dev.h
> index 736666d..4e0182c 100644
> --- a/drivers/net/wireless/prism54/islpci_dev.h
> +++ b/drivers/net/wireless/prism54/islpci_dev.h
> @@ -26,6 +26,7 @@
>  #include <linux/wireless.h>
>  #include <net/iw_handler.h>
>  #include <linux/list.h>
> +#include <linux/mutex.h>
>  
>  #include "isl_38xx.h"
>  #include "isl_oid.h"
> @@ -164,7 +165,7 @@ typedef struct {
>  	wait_queue_head_t reset_done;
>  
>  	/* used by islpci_mgt_transaction */
> -	struct semaphore mgmt_sem; /* serialize access to mailbox and wqueue */
> +	struct mutex mgmt_lock; /* serialize access to mailbox and wqueue */
>  	struct islpci_mgmtframe *mgmt_received;	  /* mbox for incoming frame */
>  	wait_queue_head_t mgmt_wqueue;            /* waitqueue for mbox */
>  

Uhm, so this mutex is not used? Why not remove it then?

-- 
Greetings Michael.
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