JFFS2 deadlock in erase callback
tglx at linutronix.de
Wed Oct 10 15:51:22 EDT 2007
On Mon, 8 Oct 2007, Adrian Hunter wrote:
> [MTD] [NAND] Avoid deadlock in erase callback; release chip lock first.
> When the erase callback performs some other action on the flash, it's
> highly likely to deadlock unless we actually release the chip lock
> before calling it.
> Signed-off-by: David Woodhouse <dwmw2 at infradead.org>
> Can you confirm, that adding the "Avoid deadlock..." patch is better
> than reverting "Reduce time..." patch.
Yep, it's safe and definitely better.
I remember vaguely that we planned/discussed to move the release
before the callback some time ago, but the patch never made it into
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