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SubjectRe: [Intel-gfx] [PATCH] drm/i915: Hold struct_mutex during hotplug processing
On Wed, 27 Jul 2011 02:21:24 -0700
Keith Packard <> wrote:

> On Tue, 26 Jul 2011 12:12:25 -0700, Jesse Barnes <> wrote:
> > I'd like to amend my reviewed by and say the lock shouldn't be held
> > around the call to the drm helper function. It queues some work that
> > also takes the mode config lock, which will break. So you can drop it
> > before that... Previously I had only checked our internal driver
> > callbacks but missed that the lock was held across the helper too.
> So the work may get executed immediately rather than being run later at
> some point?

It sure looks that way... but I don't remember any rule about work
queue items having inter dependencies like this.

Jesse Barnes, Intel Open Source Technology Center

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