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SubjectRe: [PATCH] extcon: Release locking when sending the notification of connector state
Hi Roger,

If possible, Could you please review this patch?

Regards,
Chanwoo Choi

On 2018년 06월 14일 20:33, H. Nikolaus Schaller wrote:
>
>> Am 14.06.2018 um 12:39 schrieb H. Nikolaus Schaller <hns@goldelico.com>:
>>
>> Hi Roger and Chanwoo,
>>
>>> Am 14.06.2018 um 12:18 schrieb Chanwoo Choi <cw00.choi@samsung.com>:
>>>
>>> + H. Nikolaus Schaller <hns@goldelico.com>
>>>
>>> On 2018년 06월 14일 13:14, Chanwoo Choi wrote:
>>>> Previously, extcon used the spinlock before calling the notifier_call_chain
>>>> to prevent the scheduled out of task and to prevent the notification delay.
>>>> When spinlock is locked for sending the notification, deadlock issue
>>>> occured on the side of extcon consumer device. To fix this issue,
>>>> extcon consumer device should always use the work. it is always not
>>>> reasonable to use work.
>>>>
>>>> To fix this issue on extcon consumer device, release locking when sending
>>>> the notification of connector state.
>>>>
>>>> Fixes: ab11af049f88 ("extcon: Add the synchronization extcon APIs to support the notification")
>>>> Cc: stable@vger.kernel.org
>>>> Cc: Roger Quadros <rogerq@ti.com>
>>>> Cc: Kishon Vijay Abraham I <kishon@ti.com>
>>>> Signed-off-by: Chanwoo Choi <cw00.choi@samsung.com>
>>>> ---
>>>> drivers/extcon/extcon.c | 3 ++-
>>>> 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
>>>>
>>>> diff --git a/drivers/extcon/extcon.c b/drivers/extcon/extcon.c
>>>> index 8bff5fd18185..f75b08a45d4e 100644
>>>> --- a/drivers/extcon/extcon.c
>>>> +++ b/drivers/extcon/extcon.c
>>>> @@ -433,8 +433,8 @@ int extcon_sync(struct extcon_dev *edev, unsigned int id)
>>>> return index;
>>>>
>>>> spin_lock_irqsave(&edev->lock, flags);
>>>> -
>>>> state = !!(edev->state & BIT(index));
>>>> + spin_unlock_irqrestore(&edev->lock, flags);
>>>>
>>>> /*
>>>> * Call functions in a raw notifier chain for the specific one
>>>> @@ -448,6 +448,7 @@ int extcon_sync(struct extcon_dev *edev, unsigned int id)
>>>> */
>>>> raw_notifier_call_chain(&edev->nh_all, state, edev);
>>>>
>>>> + spin_lock_irqsave(&edev->lock, flags);
>>>> /* This could be in interrupt handler */
>>>> prop_buf = (char *)get_zeroed_page(GFP_ATOMIC);
>>>> if (!prop_buf) {
>>>>
>>
>> I have tested on the Pyra handheld prototype and now it works. Plugging in an OTG cable
>> enables/disables OTG power as expected and there are no kernel oops any more.
>
> I did take some minutes to check and it now also works again on the OMAP5EVM.
>
> BR,
> Nikolaus
>
>

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