mtd device for rootfs with kernel 2.4.18

David Woodhouse dwmw2 at
Wed Apr 3 09:31:50 EST 2002

acs at said:
> Okay, the call to invalidate_device(), which causes the semaphore
> problem, was removed from the release function in nftlcore.c.

> Is it safe to do the same from the release function in mtdblock.c ? If
> yes, why was it added ? 

It should never have been there in the first place. It was removed from 
mtdblock.c in CVS last year, and that fix is in 2.4.18-pre5.


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