[PATCH 0/9] tty: xuartps: Fix lock ups

Soren Brinkmann soren.brinkmann at xilinx.com
Tue Nov 3 16:20:41 PST 2015


I recently found my system locking up under some conditions. I dug
through the code a bit and the result is this collections of various
changes. Some of it may not be required and has just been created out of
half-baked theories and re-reading the documentation. The actual failing
scenarios seem to be:
 - RX IRQ conditions are handled while the receiver is disabled, leaving
   the driver in an infinite loop
 - console_put_char seems to be interrupted by uart_shutdown disabling
   the transmitter while/just before printing

I.e. overall I tried to serialize all operations using the port lock to
avoid such interaction.


Sören Brinkmann (9):
  tty: xuartps: Beautify read-modify writes
  tty: xuartps: Use spinlock to serialize HW access
  tty: xuartps: Always enable transmitter in start_tx
  tty: xuartps: Clear interrupt status register in shutdown
  tty: xuartps: Improve startup function
  tty: xuartps: Keep lock for whole ISR
  tty: xuartps: Acquire port lock for shutdown
  tty: xuartps: Move RX path into helper function
  tty: xuartps: Only handle RX IRQs when RX is enabled

 drivers/tty/serial/xilinx_uartps.c | 129 ++++++++++++++++++++++---------------
 1 file changed, 78 insertions(+), 51 deletions(-)


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