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SubjectRe: [PATCH] PM / OPP: Call notifier without holding opp_table->lock
On 20-09-17, 10:00, Stephen Boyd wrote:
> On 09/20, Viresh Kumar wrote:

> > diff --git a/drivers/base/power/opp/core.c b/drivers/base/power/opp/core.c
> > index 4360b4efcd4c..668fd940d362 100644
> > --- a/drivers/base/power/opp/core.c
> > +++ b/drivers/base/power/opp/core.c
> > @@ -1627,6 +1627,9 @@ static int _opp_set_availability(struct device *dev, unsigned long freq,
> >
> > opp->available = availability_req;
> >
> > + dev_pm_opp_get(opp);
> > + mutex_unlock(&opp_table->lock);
>
> Does this prevent the OPP from changing while the lock is
> released?

No, its just ref counting and will only prevent it from getting freed.

There is only one thing that can change for an OPP though after it is
created, its availability.

> That would be the only difference from before. It's
> possible that nobody cares about this situation though.

I am not sure if its worth caring for right now :)

Also the notifier chain will not start again until the previous call
chain is finished. So we are kind of synchronized here.

--
viresh

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