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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/3] driver core: export lock_device_hotplug/unlock_device_hotplug
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On Wednesday, February 11, 2015 12:39:47 PM Andrew Morton wrote:
> On Wed, 11 Feb 2015 16:44:20 +0100 Vitaly Kuznetsov <vkuznets@redhat.com> wrote:
>
> > add_memory() is supposed to be run with device_hotplug_lock grabbed, otherwise
> > it can race with e.g. device_online(). Allow external modules (hv_balloon for
> > now) to lock device hotplug.
> >
> > ...
> >
> > --- a/drivers/base/core.c
> > +++ b/drivers/base/core.c
> > @@ -55,11 +55,13 @@ void lock_device_hotplug(void)
> > {
> > mutex_lock(&device_hotplug_lock);
> > }
> > +EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL(lock_device_hotplug);
> >
> > void unlock_device_hotplug(void)
> > {
> > mutex_unlock(&device_hotplug_lock);
> > }
> > +EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL(unlock_device_hotplug);
> >
> > int lock_device_hotplug_sysfs(void)
> > {
>
> It's kinda crazy that lock_device_hotplug_sysfs() didn't get any
> documentation. I suggest adding this while you're in there:
>
>
> --- a/drivers/base/core.c~a
> +++ a/drivers/base/core.c
> @@ -61,6 +61,9 @@ void unlock_device_hotplug(void)
> mutex_unlock(&device_hotplug_lock);
> }
>
> +/*
> + * "git show 5e33bc4165f3ed" for details
> + */
> int lock_device_hotplug_sysfs(void)
> {
> if (mutex_trylock(&device_hotplug_lock))
>
> which is a bit lazy but whatev.
>
> I'll assume that Greg (or Rafael?) will be processing this patchset.

Well, I would do that if I saw it (my address in the CC has been deprecated
for several months now).

Vitaly, can you please resend with a CC to a valid address of mine, please?

Rafael



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