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SubjectRe: [PATCH v1 1/5] drivercore: Revert "deferral race condition fix"
On Wed, Nov 14, 2018 at 2:34 AM Mark Brown <broonie@kernel.org> wrote:
>
> On Mon, Nov 12, 2018 at 06:11:26PM +0200, Peter Ujfalusi wrote:
>
> > if we revert the commit then the original issue will re-surfaces. afaik
> > it was not only audio which hit the 'last driver to be probed from the
> > deferred list would never probe, unless we provoke the kernel to load
> > additional module, or remove/reload the module' issue.
>
> Right, aren't we just going to be swapping one bug for another?

Have anyone in possession of Davinchi tested most recent kernel with
this revert?

> > Do I understand correctly that in your case you have two modules
> > (dwc3-pci and extcon-intel-mrfld) in a deferred probe loop, iow both of
> > the drivers returns -EPROBE_DEFER and they just spin?
>
> > If both is deferring, how this supposed to work?
>
> I'm struggling to follow the original explanation too :(

Sorry, guys, I confused a nit myself. The bug is there, but
exxplanation is not fully corrent, indeed. I'll come back with more
details later.

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With Best Regards,
Andy Shevchenko

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