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Tim Gardner 04-05-2011 12:46 PM

UBUNTU (pre-stable) Natty: ALSA: pcm: fix infinite loop in snd_pcm_update_hw_ptr0()
 
On 04/04/2011 11:46 PM, David Henningsson wrote:

While this hasn't reached all trees yet, I think we should pick it up
ASAP, due to what it prevents: hard lockups with interrupts disabled.



Applied to Natty. Do you think its necessary for older kernels?

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David Henningsson 04-05-2011 12:47 PM

UBUNTU (pre-stable) Natty: ALSA: pcm: fix infinite loop in snd_pcm_update_hw_ptr0()
 
On 2011-04-05 14:46, Tim Gardner wrote:

On 04/04/2011 11:46 PM, David Henningsson wrote:

While this hasn't reached all trees yet, I think we should pick it up
ASAP, due to what it prevents: hard lockups with interrupts disabled.



Applied to Natty. Do you think its necessary for older kernels?



As I understand it, this was a 2.6.38 regression.

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