[alsa-devel] [PATCH] ad1838/cs4231 -- fix MCE timeout upon initial load

Takashi Iwai tiwai at suse.de
Tue Sep 18 18:38:21 CEST 2007

At Tue, 18 Sep 2007 15:57:41 +0200,
Rene Herman wrote:
> On 09/18/2007 01:54 PM, Takashi Iwai wrote:
> > Let's leave seq_instr as is.  It's a never-working concept.  The only
> > user is OPL3, and this should be rewritten using hwdep.  Then we'll
> > get rid of this whole code chunk.
> Well, if you insist, but thought I'd submit is seperately once again. The 
> schedule_timeout() calls in there are so-so, will simply not schedule, but that
> 	while (instr->use)
> 		schedule_timeout(1);
> loop is dangerous. There's nothing that I can see that's stopping the 
> compiler from turning this into an infinite loop:
> 	if (instr->use)
> 		while (1)
> 			schedule_timeout(1);
> I'll admit I have no idea where this code ends up, but if it's _ever_ used 
> this seems to not be good.

Fair enough, I merged it.


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