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SubjectRe: mplayer v4l hangs in 2.6.25.2/4 (likely regression)
On Sat, May 17, 2008 at 01:20:50PM -0700, Arjan van de Ven wrote:
> On Sat, 17 May 2008 22:06:12 +0200
> "koos vriezen" <koos.vriezen@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > 2008/5/17 Arjan van de Ven <arjan@infradead.org>:
> >
> > > > so.. bttv first takes "fh->cap.vb_lock" in vidiocgmbuf, then
> > > > calls videobuf_mmap_setup(), and the first thing that does
> > is to also take fh->cap.vb_lock! This isn't even an ABBA deadlock,
> > but a straight AA deadlock :)
> >
> > Looks like I'm the only one actually running this code ;-)
> >
> > > and here is an (untest) patch that should fix this problem:
> > > Koos, can you apply this to your kernel tree and report back if this
> > > fixes your deadlock?
> >
> > patching file drivers/media/video/bt8xx/bttv-driver.c
> > patching file drivers/media/video/videobuf-core.c
> > Hunk #1 succeeded at 335 (offset 4 lines).
> > Hunk #2 succeeded at 1093 (offset -36 lines).
> > patching file include/media/videobuf-core.h
> > Hunk #1 succeeded at 227 (offset -10 lines).
> >
> > Deadlock is gone, only mplayer fails to unmute the audio.
>
> that's something else entirely ;)
>
> I'll call your deadlock bug fixed by the patch...
>
> Mauro: will you send this on to Linus or should this go direct?

also please do not forget to CC stable.

Willy



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