I don't think that there is much useful that I could look at, thanks.
> > The attached patch might fix it, so if you are having reproducable
> > problems, it might be worth applying this patch.
> I can try it tomorrow and see if it fixes the problem, but since this problem
> also occurred on a UP, using spin locks probably will not correct it. Perhaps
> it's something else.
On second thoughts, this doesn't need to be SMP related. I don't know
much about "bottom halves" but I gather that they get run after an
interrupt has been handled and interrupts have been re-enabled, but
before the original process is rescheduled. If this is the case, then
the "_bh" part of the "spin_lock_bh" (which does a local_bh_disable)
could be the bit that is important on a UP system.
> > [patch snipped]
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