Re: [PATCH] serdev: Restore serdev_device_write_buf for atomic context

From: Johan Hovold
Date: Tue May 02 2017 - 05:08:34 EST

On Fri, Apr 28, 2017 at 01:47:21PM +0200, Stefan Wahren wrote:
> Starting with commit 6fe729c4bdae ("serdev: Add serdev_device_write
> subroutine") the function serdev_device_write_buf cannot be used in
> atomic context anymore (mutex_lock is sleeping). So restore the old
> behavior.

Yeah, preventing use in atomic context seems unnecessary, although any
clients writing must now deal with serialisation themselves (as before,
and as they should).

Calling wait_for_completion in the non-blocking case was also needlessly

> Signed-off-by: Stefan Wahren <stefan.wahren@xxxxxxxx>
> Fixes: 6fe729c4bdae ("serdev: Add serdev_device_write subroutine")

Reviewed-by: Johan Hovold <johan@xxxxxxxxxx>