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SubjectRe: [stable] [PATCH] uio/gen-pci: don't enable interrupts in ISR
On Tue, Aug 23, 2011 at 12:57:42PM +0200, Hans J. Koch wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 23, 2011 at 10:40:05AM +0200, Sebastian Andrzej Siewior wrote:
> > * Greg KH | 2011-08-22 17:49:43 [-0700]:
> >
> > >> > Cc: Anthony Foiani <anthony.foiani@gmail.com>
> > >
> > >Why, it's not fixing a bug that anyone hits, right?
> >
> > "earlier" the interrupt handler was executed either with interrupts
> > enabled or disabled if IRQF_DISABLED was specified. Later the latter
> > become default even if IRQF_DISABLED was not specified. This lead to the
> > splat Anthony reported because the irq handler was entered with IRQs
> > disabled and the ISR enabled them via spin_unlock_irq(). My initial
> > patch simply used spin_unlock_irqrestore() (and its counterpart) to have
> > the same state as we had.
> >
> > So the bug Anthony hit was that the interrupts were enabled where they
> > should not be.
> >
> > >greg k-h
> >
> > Sebastian
> >
>
> Greg, I'll change the commit message so that it becomes clear, and send
> you a pull request.
>
> There is also one more UIO patch pending. Do you want a separate branch
> for -stable, or can you cherry-pick that from one UIO branch?

Forget it, I just saw you already added it to your tree.

Thanks,
Hans


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