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SubjectRe: [2.6.24-rc1][BUG] Oops on battery removal
Rolf Eike Beer wrote:
> Alexey Starikovskiy wrote:
>> Rolf Eike Beer wrote:
>>> Alexey Starikovskiy wrote:
>>>> Rolf Eike Beer wrote:
>>>>> Rolf Eike Beer wrote:
>>>>>> Hi,
>>>>>>
>>>>>> this happened while I removed my battery on bootup. Complete dmesg is
>>>>>> attached. Kernel is 2.6.24-rc1-git of yesterday (last commit was
>>>>>> d919fd433b5823d1cf9d0688eb2eec183de9b74c).
>>>>> Ok, I found out that it has nothing to do with the actual removal as it
>>>>> seems. When I start the laptop with battery already detached I get the
>>>>> same error.
>>>> Please check if this patch helps.
>>> It made things worse:
>> How about this patch?
>
> Ehm, that is the same patch as before!
Yes, sorry... Two patches in parallel -- not good.
> Btw: it has an empty From: line
I know, thanks.
>
> Eike
Patch updated.
ACPI: Battery: remove cycle from battery removal.

From: <>

get_property() should not call battery_update() on absent battery to
avoid cycle and oops.

Signed-off-by: Alexey Starikovskiy <astarikovskiy@suse.de>
---
drivers/acpi/battery.c | 8 +++++---
1 files changed, 5 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)
diff --git a/drivers/acpi/battery.c b/drivers/acpi/battery.c
index c2ce0ad..ca37db4 100644
--- a/drivers/acpi/battery.c
+++ b/drivers/acpi/battery.c
@@ -140,10 +140,11 @@ static int acpi_battery_get_property(struct power_supply *psy,
{
struct acpi_battery *battery = to_acpi_battery(psy);

- if ((!acpi_battery_present(battery)) &&
- psp != POWER_SUPPLY_PROP_PRESENT)
+ if (acpi_battery_present(battery)) {
+ /* run battery update only if it is present */
+ acpi_battery_update(battery);
+ } else if (psp != POWER_SUPPLY_PROP_PRESENT)
return -ENODEV;
- acpi_battery_update(battery);
switch (psp) {
case POWER_SUPPLY_PROP_STATUS:
if (battery->state & 0x01)
@@ -457,6 +458,7 @@ static void sysfs_remove_battery(struct acpi_battery *battery)
return;
device_remove_file(battery->bat.dev, &alarm_attr);
power_supply_unregister(&battery->bat);
+ battery->bat.dev = NULL;
}

static int acpi_battery_update(struct acpi_battery *battery)
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