Re: Regression due to d29f3ef "tty_lock: Localise the lock"

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On 05/08/2012 03:35 AM, Alan Cox wrote:
> On Mon, 07 May 2012 17:06:38 -0600
> Stephen Warren <swarren@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> 
>> Alan,
>>
>> Commit d29f3ef "tty_lock: Localise the lock" appears to cause a problem
>> for me.
>>
>> With this commit (as in next-20120507), I can no longer log into my
>> system (NVIDIA Tegra device with ARM CPU) over the serial console, since
>> the login prompt no longer appears. If I wait a few minutes, I see the
>> following console spew:
> 
> Eep. If it's reproducable can you test whether adding the unlock/relock
> in drivers/tty/pty.c does the trick ?
> 
> ie:
> 	tty_unlock(tty);
> 	tty_vhangup(tty);
> 	tty_lock(tty);

Yes, that change in pty_close() solves the problem.

> or if changing it for tty_hangup(tty) does it.

Assuming that means s/tty_vhangup/tty_hangup/ in pty_close(), then yes
that fixes it too.

Thanks.
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