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Subject[patch 01/21] V4L: cx88: Fix lockup on suspend
-stable review patch.  If anyone has any objections, please let us know.

Suspending with the cx88xx module loaded causes the system to lock up
because the cx88_audio_thread kthread was missing a try_to_freeze()
call, which caused it to go into a tight loop and result in softlockup
when suspending. Fix that.
(cherry picked from commit a96afb3e9428f2e7463344f12dbc85faf08e2e09)

Signed-off-by: Robert Hancock <>
Signed-off-by: Mauro Carvalho Chehab <>
Signed-off-by: Michael Krufky <>
Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <>

drivers/media/video/cx88/cx88-tvaudio.c | 2 ++
1 file changed, 2 insertions(+)
--- linux-
+++ linux-
@@ -38,6 +38,7 @@
#include <linux/module.h>
#include <linux/moduleparam.h>
#include <linux/errno.h>
+#include <linux/freezer.h>
#include <linux/kernel.h>
#include <linux/slab.h>
#include <linux/mm.h>
@@ -974,6 +975,7 @@ int cx88_audio_thread(void *data)
if (kthread_should_stop())
+ try_to_freeze();

/* just monitor the audio status for now ... */
memset(&t, 0, sizeof(t));
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