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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] w1: Introduce a slave mutex for serializing IO.
    On Wed, May 09, 2012 at 11:43:49AM +1000, NeilBrown ( wrote:
    > However lockdep didn't like it. There are ordering problems between this
    > mutex and and sysfs's s_active.
    > When you access battery properies via sysfs, the sysfs lock is taken first,
    > then the master->mutex.
    > When w1_reconnect_slaves calls through to device_del and sys_addrm_finish,
    > the mutex is held while the sysfs lock is wanted.

    I only came to idea of not allowing sysfs in ->probe() and instead
    introduce new callback, which will initialize 'external' to w1 core
    parts without holding master's mutex

    Evgeniy Polyakov

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