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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/2] i2c: piix4: Use request_muxed_region
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2018-02-12 19:51 keltezéssel, Guenter Roeck írta:
> On Mon, Feb 12, 2018 at 11:10:41AM +0100, Jean Delvare wrote:
>> Hi Guneter,
>>
>> Sorry for the delay :(
>>
>> On Sat, 30 Dec 2017 08:50:57 -0800, Guenter Roeck wrote:
>>> Accesses to SB800_PIIX4_SMB_IDX can occur from multiple drivers.
>>> Use request_muxed_region() to ensure synchronization.
>>
>> Which ones? Documenting it, at least in the commit message, would seem
>> useful. Out of curiosity, have these other drivers been converted to
>> use request_muxed_region already?
>>
> Primarily watchdog, but there is also unprotected initialization code
> in several locations.

There are three locations touching the same I/O ports:
the PCI-USB quirks code (still doesn't use locking AFAIK), i2c-piix4 and
the sp5100_tco watchdog drivers.

Best regards,
Zoltán Böszörményi

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