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Date:	Mon, 09 Apr 2007 11:56:25 -0700 (PDT)
From:	David Miller <>
Subject: Re: [SC92031]: Fix priv->lock context

From: Herbert Xu <>
Date: Fri, 6 Apr 2007 07:57:03 +1000

> On Thu, Apr 05, 2007 at 09:59:29AM -0700, David Miller wrote:
> > 
> > Where is the patch? :-)
> > 
> > Second time you've done this in two days Herbert, tsk tsk :)))
> The patch was so easy that it was left as an exercise to the reader :)
> [SC92031]: Fix priv->lock context
> The spin_lock calls made in dev->open and dev->close must disable
> BH since open/close are made in process context.  Conversely, the
> call in dev->hard_start_xmit does not need to disable BH since it
> is already executing with BH disabled.
> Signed-off-by: Herbert Xu <>

Applied, either Jeff or myself will make sure this gets into
Linus's tree.
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