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Subject[PATCH 5.8 88/99] media: cec-adap.c: dont use flush_scheduled_work()
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From: Hans Verkuil <hverkuil-cisco@xs4all.nl>

commit 288eceb0858323d66bff03cf386630a797b248ad upstream.

For some inexplicable reason I decided to call flush_scheduled_work()
instead of cancel_delayed_work_sync(). The problem with that is that
flush_scheduled_work() waits for *all* queued scheduled work to be
completed instead of just the work itself.

This can cause a deadlock if a CEC driver also schedules work that
takes the same lock. See the comments for flush_scheduled_work() in
linux/workqueue.h.

This is exactly what has been observed a few times.

This patch simply replaces flush_scheduled_work() by
cancel_delayed_work_sync().

Signed-off-by: Hans Verkuil <hverkuil-cisco@xs4all.nl>
Cc: <stable@vger.kernel.org> # for v5.8 and up
Signed-off-by: Mauro Carvalho Chehab <mchehab+huawei@kernel.org>
Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>

---
drivers/media/cec/core/cec-adap.c | 2 +-
1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

--- a/drivers/media/cec/core/cec-adap.c
+++ b/drivers/media/cec/core/cec-adap.c
@@ -1199,7 +1199,7 @@ void cec_received_msg_ts(struct cec_adap
/* Cancel the pending timeout work */
if (!cancel_delayed_work(&data->work)) {
mutex_unlock(&adap->lock);
- flush_scheduled_work();
+ cancel_delayed_work_sync(&data->work);
mutex_lock(&adap->lock);
}
/*

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