RE: [PATCH 2/6] Drivers: hv: hv_balloon: keep locks balanced on add_memory() failure
From: KY Srinivasan
Date: Thu Mar 12 2015 - 08:44:13 EST
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Olaf Hering [mailto:olaf@xxxxxxxxx]
> Sent: Thursday, March 12, 2015 4:14 AM
> To: Vitaly Kuznetsov
> Cc: KY Srinivasan; gregkh@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx; linux-
> kernel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx; devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx; apw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: Re: [PATCH 2/6] Drivers: hv: hv_balloon: keep locks balanced on
> add_memory() failure
> On Thu, Mar 12, Vitaly Kuznetsov wrote:
> > My "Drivers: hv: hv_balloon: eliminate the trylock path in
> > acquire/release_region_mutex"
> > (b05d8d9ef5ef21d1b18440430f950304836e1aaa
> > in char-misc-next) removed these wrappers.
> I see now. There are many changes in char-misc-next. The description gives
> the impression that mainline is broken. Not sure if thats true, perhaps its just
> char-misc-next which is affected.
Yes; I notified Greg of this and I have resent the set with proper tag for Greg to pick this set up