Re: Subject: [PATCH] drivers-core: move device_pm_remove behindbus_remove_device
From: Yanmin Zhang
Date: Wed Oct 17 2012 - 20:22:24 EST
On Mon, 2012-10-15 at 22:59 +0200, Rafael J. Wysocki wrote:
> On Monday 15 of October 2012 15:39:49 Yanmin Zhang wrote:
> > On Fri, 2012-09-21 at 01:58 +0000, Zhang, LongX wrote:
> > > From: LongX Zhang <longx.zhang@xxxxxxxxx>
> > >
> > > device_pm_remove will call pm_runtime_remove which would disable
> > > runtime PM of the device. After that pm_runtime_get* or
> > > pm_runtime_put* will be ingored. So if we disable the runtime PM
> > > before device really be removed, drivers' _remove callback may
> > > access HW even pm_runtime_get* fails. That is bad.
> > The background about the patch: We hit an hang issue when removing a mmc
> > device on Medfield Android phone by sysfs interface.
> > Consider below call sequence when removing a device:
> > device_del => device_pm_remove
> > => class_intf->remove_dev(dev, class_intf) => pm_runtime_get_sync/put_sync
> > => bus_remove_device => device_release_driver => pm_runtime_get_sync/put_sync
> > remove_dev might call pm_runtime_get_sync/put_sync.
> > Then, generic device_release_driver also calls pm_runtime_get_sync/put_sync.
> > Since device_del => device_pm_remove firstly, later _get_sync wouldn't really
> > wake up the device.
> > I git log -p to find the patch which moves the calling to device_pm_remove ahead.
> > It's below patch:
> > commit 775b64d2b6ca37697de925f70799c710aab5849a
> > Author: Rafael J. Wysocki <rjw@xxxxxxx>
> > Date: Sat Jan 12 20:40:46 2008 +0100
> > PM: Acquire device locks on suspend
> > This patch reorganizes the way suspend and resume notifications are
> > sent to drivers. The major changes are that now the PM core acquires
> > every device semaphore before calling the methods, and calls to
> > device_add() during suspends will fail, while calls to device_del()
> > during suspends will block.
> > It also provides a way to safely remove a suspended device with the
> > help of the PM core, by using the device_pm_schedule_removal() callback
> > introduced specifically for this purpose, and updates two drivers (msr
> > and cpuid) that need to use it.
> > As device_pm_schedule_removal is deleted by another patch, we need also revert
> > other parts of the patch, i.e. move the calling of device_pm_remove after
> > the calling to bus_remove_device.
> > >
> > > Signed-off-by: LongX Zhang <longx.zhang@xxxxxxxxx>
> Can you please resend the patch? I lost the track of it unfortunately.
Long sent V2 out. See https://lkml.org/lkml/2012/10/16/594.
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