[PATCH v2 5/5] ath10k: Fix deadlock when peer cannot be created.

Ben Greear greearb at candelatech.com
Mon May 9 10:58:31 PDT 2016

On 05/09/2016 10:54 AM, Manoharan, Rajkumar wrote:
>> On Monday, May 9, 2016 10:49 PM, greearb at candelatech.com wrote:
>>> On 04/01/2016 02:12 PM, greearb at candelatech.com wrote:
>>> From: Ben Greear <greearb at candelatech.com>
>>> We must not attempt to send WMI packets while holding the data-lock,
>>> as it may deadlock:
>>> BUG: sleeping function called from invalid context at drivers/net/wireless/ath/ath10k/wmi.c:1824
>>> in_atomic(): 1, irqs_disabled(): 0, pid: 2878, name: wpa_supplicant
>> Kalle:  I notice these 5 patches are not in the latest wireless-testing.
>> Are they not acceptable, or???
> Aah!.. I recently cooked up similar patch for BUG_ON issue. I think this one is stable candidate. no?

All 5 have a possibility of being worth stable I think, but at least they should probably
go into upstream!

They were not a lot of fun to find or fix, so it would be nice if no one else had to waste
time on it.


Ben Greear <greearb at candelatech.com>
Candela Technologies Inc  http://www.candelatech.com

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