[PATCH] serial/amba-pl011: Disable interrupts around TX softirq

Greg Kroah-Hartman gregkh at linuxfoundation.org
Thu Jul 23 15:05:50 PDT 2015

On Thu, Jul 09, 2015 at 11:57:12AM +0100, Dave Martin wrote:
> pl011_tx_softirq() currently uses spin_{,un}lock(), which are not
> sufficient to inhibit pl011_int() from being triggered by a local
> IRQ and trying to re-take the same lock.  This can lead to
> deadlocks.
> This patch uses the _irq() locking variants instead to ensure that
> pl011_int() handling for a given port is deferred until any
> pl011_tx_softirq() work for that port is complete.
> Fixes: 734745caeb9f serial/amba-pl011: Activate TX IRQ passively
> Signed-off-by: Dave Martin <Dave.Martin at arm.com>
> Tested-by: Robin Murphy <robin.murphy at arm.com>
> Tested-by: Stefan Wahren <stefan.wahren at i2se.com>
> Cc: stable <stable at vger.kernel.org> # 4.1
> ---
>  drivers/tty/serial/amba-pl011.c |    4 ++--
>  1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

This doesn't apply at all to 4.2-rc3, so I can't apply it :(

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