[PATCH, RESEND] regulator: core: fix regulator_lock_supply regression

Arnd Bergmann arnd at arndb.de
Fri Nov 27 05:46:41 PST 2015

As noticed by Geert Uytterhoeven, my patch to avoid a harmless build warning
in regulator_lock_supply() was total crap and introduced a real bug:

> [ BUG: bad unlock balance detected! ]
> kworker/u4:0/6 is trying to release lock (&rdev->mutex) at:
> [<c0247b84>] regulator_set_voltage+0x38/0x50

we still lock the regulator supplies, but not the actual regulators,
so we are missing a lock, and the unlock is unbalanced.

This rectifies it by first locking the regulator device itself before
using the same loop as before to lock its supplies.

Reported-by: Geert Uytterhoeven <geert at linux-m68k.org>
Signed-off-by: Arnd Bergmann <arnd at arndb.de>
Fixes: 716fec9d1965 ("[SUBMITTED] regulator: core: avoid unused variable warning")
rebased on top of regulators.git #for-next

diff --git a/drivers/regulator/core.c b/drivers/regulator/core.c
index c9bdca5f3b9b..89e4dcb84758 100644
--- a/drivers/regulator/core.c
+++ b/drivers/regulator/core.c
@@ -140,7 +140,8 @@ static void regulator_lock_supply(struct regulator_dev *rdev)
 	int i;
-	for (i = 0; rdev->supply; rdev = rdev->supply->rdev, i++)
+	mutex_lock(&rdev->mutex);
+	for (i = 1; rdev->supply; rdev = rdev->supply->rdev, i++)
 		mutex_lock_nested(&rdev->mutex, i);

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