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SubjectRe: [PATCH] mfd: mc13xxx-core: Initialize the lock prior to using it
On Tue, Apr 15, 2014 at 07:43:10PM -0300, Fabio Estevam wrote:
> From: Fabio Estevam <>
> After request_threaded_irq() is called there is a chance that an interrupt
> may occur before the 'mc13xxx->lock' is initialized, which will trigger a kernel
> warning.

I'd suggest... "which will trigger a kernel oops" because that's what
you got - it killed the IRQ thread, which then caused a few other
problems along the way.

> In order to prevent that, move the initialization of 'mc13xxx->lock' prior to
> requesting the interrupts.
> Suggested-by: Russell King <>
> Signed-off-by: Fabio Estevam <>

Patch looks good, and should fix the reported issue... so with the above
description fixed,

Acked-by: Russell King <>


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