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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/3] Char: mxser_new, fix recursive locking
    > Acquire a port lock only if not in_interrupt in some places, because ISR
    > holds the lock yet (and ldisc calls some of driver's routines which tries to
    > acquire it again due to tty->low_latency).


    This is the wrong way to do it. If you don't support recursive entry then
    don't use ->low_latency. If you do then ensure you drop the lock before
    you call tty_flip_buffer_push().

    The other way this could be tackled which has some merit is to require
    that line discipline responses coming from a received frame call a new
    tty method so drivers can tell callbacks from arriving data apart from
    other events.

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