On Mon, 2010-07-05 at 09:10 +0200, Jiri Slaby wrote:
> On 07/04/2010 03:22 PM, Andy Walls wrote:
> > On Sun, 2010-07-04 at 09:24 +0200, Jiri Slaby wrote:
> >> On 07/04/2010 06:11 AM, Andy Walls wrote:

> > There are windows of time where a struct device * will exist for a card
> > in the ivtv driver, but a struct v4l2_device * may not: the end of
> > ivtv_remove() and the beginning of ivtv_probe().
> If there is no locking or refcounting, this won't change with the added
> check. The window is still there, but it begins after the check with
> your patch. Hence will still cause oopses.


Of course, you're absolutley right.

Please resubmit a version of your original patch fixing both instances
of the check.  I'll add my ack and SOB.

If any users ever report an Oops, then I'll bother to add interlocking.


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