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SubjectRe: [stable] [PATCH] backlight: grab ops_lock before testing bd->ops
Hi Greg,

On Mon, Nov 22, 2010 at 09:53:32AM -0800, Greg KH wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 22, 2010 at 11:05:32AM +0100, Uwe Kleine-König wrote:
> > Hello,
> >
> > On Mon, Nov 22, 2010 at 09:59:07AM +0000, Richard Purdie wrote:
> > > On Mon, 2010-11-22 at 10:43 +0100, Uwe Kleine-König wrote:
> > > > According to the comment describing ops_lock in the definition of
> > > > struct backlight_device and when comparing with other functions in
> > > > backlight.c the mutex must be hold when checking ops to be non-NULL.
> > > >
> > > > Signed-off-by: Uwe Kleine-König <u.kleine-koenig@pengutronix.de>
> > >
> > > Acked-by: Richard Purdie <rpurdie@linux.intel.com>
> > The problem was introduced by c835ee7f4154992e6cf0674d7ee136f5d36247a4
> > (that is in 2.6.29-rc1). Is this relevant for stable?
>
> Yes.
>
> What is the git commit id of the fix in Linus's tree?
I'll let you know when it hits his tree.

Best regards
Uwe

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