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Subject[PATCH 07/15] vt_ioctl: fix lock imbalance
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From: Jiri Slaby <jirislaby@gmail.com>

Don't return from switch/case directly in vt_ioctl. Set ret and break
instead so that we unlock BKL.

Signed-off-by: Jiri Slaby <jirislaby@gmail.com>
Signed-off-by: Alan Cox <alan@linux.intel.com>
Cc: stable@kernel.org
---
drivers/char/vt_ioctl.c | 3 ++-
1 files changed, 2 insertions(+), 1 deletions(-)

diff --git a/drivers/char/vt_ioctl.c b/drivers/char/vt_ioctl.c
index e6ce632..7539bed 100644
--- a/drivers/char/vt_ioctl.c
+++ b/drivers/char/vt_ioctl.c
@@ -396,7 +396,8 @@ int vt_ioctl(struct tty_struct *tty, struct file * file,
kbd = kbd_table + console;
switch (cmd) {
case TIOCLINUX:
- return tioclinux(tty, arg);
+ ret = tioclinux(tty, arg);
+ break;
case KIOCSOUND:
if (!perm)
goto eperm;


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