cvs commit: src/sys/dev/ipw if_ipw.c if_ipwvar.h

Max Laier max at
Mon Apr 10 18:37:18 UTC 2006

On Monday 10 April 2006 20:27, Max Laier wrote:
> mlaier      2006-04-10 18:27:00 UTC
>   FreeBSD src repository
>   Modified files:        (Branch: RELENG_6)
>     sys/dev/ipw          if_ipw.c if_ipwvar.h
>   Log:
>   Stopgap fix to avoid "mutex ipw0 recursed" panics in msleep for recursive
>   ioctl paths.  Instead of using a recursive mutex we use conditional
> locking and keep track of the recursion on the stack.
>   Reported and tested by: Ulrich Spoerlein
>   Approved by:            re (scottl)

The final sollution is to completely fix those cases in CURRENT (some already 
have been fixed) and merge back.  In lack of ipw(4) hardware and that close 
to the release this bandaid is supposed to fix things for most common cases 
without breaking anything that already works.

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