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SubjectRe: [PATCH 4/7] ipmi: autoconvert trivial BKL users to private mutex
This patch is good with me.

Acked-by: Corey Minyard <cminyard@mvista.com>

On 09/14/2010 02:53 PM, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
> All these files use the big kernel lock in a trivial
> way to serialize their private file operations,
> typically resulting from an earlier semi-automatic
> pushdown from VFS.
>
> None of these drivers appears to want to lock against
> other code, and they all use the BKL as the top-level
> lock in their file operations, meaning that there
> is no lock-order inversion problem.
>
> Consequently, we can remove the BKL completely,
> replacing it with a per-file mutex in every case.
> Using a scripted approach means we can avoid
> typos.
>
> file=$1
> name=$2
> if grep -q lock_kernel ${file} ; then
> if grep -q 'include.*linux.mutex.h' ${file} ; then
> sed -i '/include.*<linux\/smp_lock.h>/d' ${file}
> else
> sed -i 's/include.*<linux\/smp_lock.h>.*$/include<linux\/mutex.h>/g' ${file}
> fi
> sed -i ${file} \
> -e "/^#include.*linux.mutex.h/,$ {
> 1,/^\(static\|int\|long\)/ {
> /^\(static\|int\|long\)/istatic DEFINE_MUTEX(${name}_mutex);
>
> } }" \
> -e "s/\(un\)*lock_kernel\>[ ]*()/mutex_\1lock(\&${name}_mutex)/g" \
> -e '/[ ]*cycle_kernel_lock();/d'
> else
> sed -i -e '/include.*\<smp_lock.h\>/d' ${file} \
> -e '/cycle_kernel_lock()/d'
> fi
>
> Signed-off-by: Arnd Bergmann<arnd@arndb.de>
> Cc: Corey Minyard<minyard@acm.org>
> Cc: openipmi-developer@lists.sourceforge.net
> ---
> drivers/char/ipmi/ipmi_devintf.c | 14 +++++++-------
> drivers/char/ipmi/ipmi_watchdog.c | 8 ++++----
> 2 files changed, 11 insertions(+), 11 deletions(-)
>
> diff --git a/drivers/char/ipmi/ipmi_devintf.c b/drivers/char/ipmi/ipmi_devintf.c
> index d8ec92a..44833de 100644
> --- a/drivers/char/ipmi/ipmi_devintf.c
> +++ b/drivers/char/ipmi/ipmi_devintf.c
> @@ -44,7 +44,6 @@
> #include<linux/init.h>
> #include<linux/device.h>
> #include<linux/compat.h>
> -#include<linux/smp_lock.h>
>
> struct ipmi_file_private
> {
> @@ -59,6 +58,7 @@ struct ipmi_file_private
> unsigned int default_retry_time_ms;
> };
>
> +static DEFINE_MUTEX(ipmi_mutex);
> static void file_receive_handler(struct ipmi_recv_msg *msg,
> void *handler_data)
> {
> @@ -102,9 +102,9 @@ static int ipmi_fasync(int fd, struct file *file, int on)
> struct ipmi_file_private *priv = file->private_data;
> int result;
>
> - lock_kernel(); /* could race against open() otherwise */
> + mutex_lock(&ipmi_mutex); /* could race against open() otherwise */
> result = fasync_helper(fd, file, on,&priv->fasync_queue);
> - unlock_kernel();
> + mutex_unlock(&ipmi_mutex);
>
> return (result);
> }
> @@ -125,7 +125,7 @@ static int ipmi_open(struct inode *inode, struct file *file)
> if (!priv)
> return -ENOMEM;
>
> - lock_kernel();
> + mutex_lock(&ipmi_mutex);
> priv->file = file;
>
> rv = ipmi_create_user(if_num,
> @@ -150,7 +150,7 @@ static int ipmi_open(struct inode *inode, struct file *file)
> priv->default_retry_time_ms = 0;
>
> out:
> - unlock_kernel();
> + mutex_unlock(&ipmi_mutex);
> return rv;
> }
>
> @@ -639,9 +639,9 @@ static long ipmi_unlocked_ioctl(struct file *file,
> {
> int ret;
>
> - lock_kernel();
> + mutex_lock(&ipmi_mutex);
> ret = ipmi_ioctl(file, cmd, data);
> - unlock_kernel();
> + mutex_unlock(&ipmi_mutex);
>
> return ret;
> }
> diff --git a/drivers/char/ipmi/ipmi_watchdog.c b/drivers/char/ipmi/ipmi_watchdog.c
> index 654d566..ed10b74 100644
> --- a/drivers/char/ipmi/ipmi_watchdog.c
> +++ b/drivers/char/ipmi/ipmi_watchdog.c
> @@ -35,7 +35,7 @@
> #include<linux/moduleparam.h>
> #include<linux/ipmi.h>
> #include<linux/ipmi_smi.h>
> -#include<linux/smp_lock.h>
> +#include<linux/mutex.h>
> #include<linux/watchdog.h>
> #include<linux/miscdevice.h>
> #include<linux/init.h>
> @@ -149,6 +149,7 @@
> #define WDIOC_GET_PRETIMEOUT _IOW(WATCHDOG_IOCTL_BASE, 22, int)
> #endif
>
> +static DEFINE_MUTEX(ipmi_watchdog_mutex);
> static int nowayout = WATCHDOG_NOWAYOUT;
>
> static ipmi_user_t watchdog_user;
> @@ -748,9 +749,9 @@ static long ipmi_unlocked_ioctl(struct file *file,
> {
> int ret;
>
> - lock_kernel();
> + mutex_lock(&ipmi_watchdog_mutex);
> ret = ipmi_ioctl(file, cmd, arg);
> - unlock_kernel();
> + mutex_unlock(&ipmi_watchdog_mutex);
>
> return ret;
> }
> @@ -844,7 +845,6 @@ static int ipmi_open(struct inode *ino, struct file *filep)
> if (test_and_set_bit(0,&ipmi_wdog_open))
> return -EBUSY;
>
> - cycle_kernel_lock();
>
> /*
> * Don't start the timer now, let it start on the
>



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