[RFC v2 3/6] irq: bypass: Extend skeleton for ARM forwarding control

Paolo Bonzini pbonzini at redhat.com
Mon Jul 6 10:41:25 PDT 2015

On 06/07/2015 19:09, Eric Auger wrote:
>> > The good thing is that this helps a bit forming a lock hierarchy across
>> > the subsystems, for example irq bypass mutex outside vfio_platform_irq
>> > spinlock, because you cannot have a spinlock inside the mutex.  I think
>> > that all of your six callbacks are fine.
> arghh, no that's wrong then. I have plenty of them in the KVM/arm vgic
> part :-(

I checked and it's right...

/me rereads

AAAARGH.  You cannot have a mutex inside a spinlock.  What you're doing
is fine.


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