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SubjectRe: [PATCH] staging: bcm2835-camera: Avoid apotential sleep while holding a spin_lock
Hi Christophe,

Am 24.06.2019 um 07:33 schrieb Christophe JAILLET:
> Do not allocate memory with GFP_KERNEL when holding a spin_lock, it may
> sleep. Use GFP_NOWAIT instead.
> Fixes: 950fd867c635 ("staging: bcm2835-camera: Replace open-coded idr with a struct idr.")
> Signed-off-by: Christophe JAILLET <>

there has been a fix for this, which isn't upstreamed yet. The preferred
solution is to replace the spin_lock with a mutex. Since i'm currently
working on this i would take care of this.

Sorry about this.


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