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Re: ppp_async kfree patch



This patch has fixed the kernel hangs I had been having on a system
using three instances of pppd a USB HSDPA modem.

In the situations where the hang would normally occur, what I now see is
disconnection and reconnection of the USB device, apparently triggered
by electrical noise or RF interference.

I presume that what was happening before this patch was that the
disconnection of the USB device caused a deadlock, associated with this
area of ppp_async.

-- 
James Cameron                         http://quozl.netrek.org/
HP Open Source, Volunteer             http://opensource.hp.com/
PPTP Client Project, Release Engineer http://pptpclient.sourceforge.net/
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