Re: [PATCH] thinkpad_acpi: moved hotkey_thread_mutex lock afterset_freezable()

From: Artem Savkov
Date: Tue Feb 26 2013 - 00:47:49 EST

On Mon, Feb 25, 2013 at 03:54:45PM -0800, Andrew Morton wrote:
> On Sun, 24 Feb 2013 13:22:02 +0400
> Artem Savkov <artem.savkov@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > set_freezable() checks freezing during which no locks should be held.
> > hotkey_thread_mutex lock should be moved closer to where it is actually needed.
> >
> Thanks.
> When fixing a bug, we always like to see a full description of that bug
> so we can better work out which kernel versions need the fix.
Sorry, will do thah in future.

> Did you actually hit a lockup because of this? Or was it just from
> code inspection? Or ... ?
I didn't hit an actual lockup, but I did hit a warning during boot. The
warning was added by "lockdep: check that no locks held at freeze time"
patch (2f2ff7b8979c50491b3cbce622d7bea4d44a8682 in linux-next.git)

Kind regards,
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