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Subject[PATCH] nvram: Drop the bkl from non-generic nvram_llseek()
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Drop the bkl from nvram_llseek() as it obviously protects nothing.
The file offset is safe in essence.

Signed-off-by: Frederic Weisbecker <fweisbec@gmail.com>
Cc: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>
Cc: Ingo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu>
Cc: John Kacur <jkacur@redhat.com>
Cc: Sven-Thorsten Dietrich <sven@thebigcorporation.com>
Cc: Jonathan Corbet <corbet@lwn.net>
Cc: Alessio Igor Bogani <abogani@texware.it>
Cc: Greg KH <gregkh@suse.de>
---
drivers/char/nvram.c | 3 +--
1 files changed, 1 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

diff --git a/drivers/char/nvram.c b/drivers/char/nvram.c
index b2a7eaf..d1e3987 100644
--- a/drivers/char/nvram.c
+++ b/drivers/char/nvram.c
@@ -214,7 +214,6 @@ void nvram_set_checksum(void)

static loff_t nvram_llseek(struct file *file, loff_t offset, int origin)
{
- lock_kernel();
switch (origin) {
case 0:
/* nothing to do */
@@ -226,7 +225,7 @@ static loff_t nvram_llseek(struct file *file, loff_t offset, int origin)
offset += NVRAM_BYTES;
break;
}
- unlock_kernel();
+
return (offset >= 0) ? (file->f_pos = offset) : -EINVAL;
}

--
1.6.2.3


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