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Date:	Tue, 9 Mar 2010 12:52:45 +1100
From:	Stephen Rothwell <>
To:	David Miller <>, <>
Cc:	"John W. Linville" <>,
	LKML <>,
Subject: Re: [PATCH] ar9170: fix for driver-core ABI change

Hi Dave,

On Tue, 9 Mar 2010 10:42:21 +1100 Stephen Rothwell <> wrote:
> Signed-off-by: Stephen Rothwell <>
> ---
>  drivers/net/wireless/ath/ar9170/usb.c |    5 +++--
>  1 files changed, 3 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
> I have been carrying this patch in linux-next for some time as a fixup
> for the driver-core tree.  It is now needed in net-2.6 (i.e. my
> net-current) (since you merged the wireless tree) *after* you merge with
> Linus' tree i.e. the down()/up() are present in the net-2.6 tree and the
> changes to the driver core to use mutexes are in Linus' tree.

Greg tells me that the semaphore to mutex change didn't go into Linus'
tree.  However, this patch can still be applied as the device_lock/unlock
primitives did go in.  I guess that the include of mutex.h is not needed.

Stephen Rothwell          

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