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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH v3] xenconsole: Ensure exclusive access to console using locks

On Mon, Jul 27, 2015 at 02:44:57PM +0200, Martin Lucina wrote:
> On Friday, 24.07.2015 at 17:01, Ian Jackson wrote:
> > Martin Lucina writes ("[PATCH v3] xenconsole: Ensure exclusive access to 
> > console using locks"):
> > > If more than one instance of xenconsole is run against the same DOMID
> > > then each instance will only get some data. This change ensures
> > > exclusive access to the console by obtaining an exclusive lock on
> > > <XEN_LOCK_DIR>/xenconsole.<DOMID>.
> > 
> > Acked-by: Ian Jackson <ian.jackson@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Can this also make it into the 4.6 release on the grounds of being a bugfix
> for xenconsole, or is this change too invasive?

I would say this is a bugfix. The locking pattern and implementation are
well understood. The risk is minimal.

Release-acked-by: Wei Liu <wei.liu2@xxxxxxxxxx>

> Martin

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