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Date:	Sun, 12 Jul 2009 21:07:30 -0700 (PDT)
From:	David Miller <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] NET: Fix locking issues in PPP, 6pack, mkiss and strip
 line disciplines.

From: Alan Cox <>
Date: Sun, 12 Jul 2009 23:48:54 +0100

>> The issue was, that the locking code in mkiss was assuming it was only
>> ever being called in process or bh context.  Fixed by converting the
>> involved locking code to use irq-safe locks.
> Which historically of course was correct until the networking layer
> changed behaviour some years ago.

Networking layer?  Surely you mean the TTY layer or USB because I
don't see anything networking in his traces :-)

> These look good to me.

Thanks for reviewing, I'll apply his patch.
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