Re: [PATCH] ledtrig-cpu: use spin_lock to replace mutex lock

From: Rafael J. Wysocki
Date: Mon Oct 22 2012 - 20:23:04 EST

On Monday 22 of October 2012 16:15:58 Bryan Wu wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 22, 2012 at 3:38 PM, Rafael J. Wysocki <rjw@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> > On Monday 22 of October 2012 11:59:19 Bryan Wu wrote:
> >> Hiya,
> >>
> >> Can I get some Acked or Tested-by from Rafael or Miles before I put it
> >> in my linux-leds tree?
> >
> > Well, I just explained why the current code didn't work. :-)
> >
> > Anyway, please feel free to add
> >
> > Acked-by: Rafael J. Wysocki <rjw@xxxxxxx>
> >
> I was just reminded by Nathan Lynch <ntl@xxxxxxxxx> most of
> led-trigger API like register/unregister/event are potentially sleep.
> They should not be used in atomic context. Any suggestion to fix it?

Well, design ledtrig_cpu_syscore_suspend() so that it can be called from
atomic context? You can use the observation that no locking is necessary
in that routine to simplify it, perhaps.


I speak only for myself.
Rafael J. Wysocki, Intel Open Source Technology Center.
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