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

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On Tue, 08 May 2012 09:46:51 -0600
Stephen Warren <swarren@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> 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.

Ok Greg - I think we should go with putting that unlock back until we
understand exactly what is going on.

Alan
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