[RFC 00/20] Proposal for remaining BKL users
gregkh at suse.de
Tue Jan 25 18:22:23 PST 2011
On Tue, Jan 25, 2011 at 11:17:14PM +0100, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
> I've gone through all the code in the kernel that
> uses the big kernel lock and come up with a solution
> that seems at least half-reasonable for each of them.
> The decisions are somewhat arbitrary, but here is
> what I'd suggest we do:
> * Remove in 2.6.39:
> i830, autofs3, smbfs
I thought some people really wanted to keep i830. Or was that i810?
I'll drop autofs3 and smbfs, thanks.
> * Move to staging now, kill in 2.6.41 (or later):
> appletalk, hpfs
Sounds good to me.
> * Work around in an ugly way, but keep alive:
> * ufs, ipx, i810, cx25721
> * Fix properly:
> * usbip, go7007, adfs, x25
Thanks for the usbip and go7007 patches, I'll queue them up.
More information about the dri-devel