[PATCH] drivers:net:wireless: Add proper locking for the function, b43_op_beacon_set_tim in main.c
zajec5 at gmail.com
Fri Jan 2 03:19:12 PST 2015
On 2 January 2015 at 10:27, Michael Büsch <m at bues.ch> wrote:
> On Fri, 2 Jan 2015 02:34:01 -0500
> Nicholas Krause <xerofoify at gmail.com> wrote:
>> This adds proper locking for the function, b43_op_beacon_set_tim in main.c by using the mutex lock
>> in the structure pointer wl, as embedded into this pointer as a mutex in order to protect against
>> multiple access to the pointer wl when updating the templates for this pointer in the function,
>> b43_update_templates internally in the function, b43_op_beacon_set_tim.
>> Signed-off-by: Nicholas Krause <xerofoify at gmail.com>
>> drivers/net/wireless/b43/main.c | 3 ++-
>> 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
>> diff --git a/drivers/net/wireless/b43/main.c b/drivers/net/wireless/b43/main.c
>> index 47731cb..d568fc8 100644
>> --- a/drivers/net/wireless/b43/main.c
>> +++ b/drivers/net/wireless/b43/main.c
>> @@ -5094,8 +5094,9 @@ static int b43_op_beacon_set_tim(struct ieee80211_hw *hw,
>> struct b43_wl *wl = hw_to_b43_wl(hw);
>> - /* FIXME: add locking */
>> + mutex_lock(&wl->mutex);
>> + mutex_unlock(&wl->mutex);
>> return 0;
> Thanks for the patch.
> However, this does not work. We are in atomic context here.
> Please see the b43-dev mailing list archives for a recent thread about that.
Michael: guess who it was who sent the patch doing the same back in November.
Yes, the same troll.
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