Re: [RFC PATCH] extcon: Fix sleeping in atomic context after connecting USB cable
Date: Mon Sep 29 2014 - 00:25:46 EST
> Kernel built with extcon and charger-manager.
> After connecting the USB cable sleeping function was called from atomic
> [ 63.328648] BUG: sleeping function called from invalid context at kernel/locking/mutex.c:586
> [ 63.388743] Workqueue: events max14577_muic_irq_work
> [ 63.393707] [<c00167a4>] (unwind_backtrace) from [<c0012c08>] (show_stack+0x10/0x14)
> [ 63.401422] [<c0012c08>] (show_stack) from [<c06232ec>] (dump_stack+0x70/0xbc)
> [ 63.408625] [<c06232ec>] (dump_stack) from [<c0629d0c>] (mutex_lock_nested+0x24/0x410)
> [ 63.416525] [<c0629d0c>] (mutex_lock_nested) from [<c0354474>] (regmap_read+0x30/0x60)
> [ 63.424424] [<c0354474>] (regmap_read) from [<c0406b84>] (max14577_charger_get_property+0x1e4/0x250)
> [ 63.433535] [<c0406b84>] (max14577_charger_get_property) from [<c0403834>] (is_ext_pwr_online+0x30/0x6c)
> [ 63.442994] [<c0403834>] (is_ext_pwr_online) from [<c0404a54>] (charger_extcon_notifier+0x40/0x70)
> [ 63.451934] [<c0404a54>] (charger_extcon_notifier) from [<c044cbe4>] (_call_per_cable+0x40/0x4c)
> [ 63.460704] [<c044cbe4>] (_call_per_cable) from [<c0051560>] (notifier_call_chain+0x64/0x128)
> [ 63.469209] [<c0051560>] (notifier_call_chain) from [<c0051640>] (raw_notifier_call_chain+0x18/0x20)
> [ 63.478321] [<c0051640>] (raw_notifier_call_chain) from [<c044d0fc>] (extcon_update_state+0xa8/0x204)
> [ 63.487522] [<c044d0fc>] (extcon_update_state) from [<c044e5f8>] (max14577_muic_chg_handler+0xdc/0x180)
> [ 63.496897] [<c044e5f8>] (max14577_muic_chg_handler) from [<c044e924>] (max14577_muic_irq_work+0x7c/0xd8)
> [ 63.506445] [<c044e924>] (max14577_muic_irq_work) from [<c004480c>] (process_one_work+0x198/0x66c)
> [ 63.515385] [<c004480c>] (process_one_work) from [<c0044d4c>] (worker_thread+0x38/0x564)
> [ 63.523455] [<c0044d4c>] (worker_thread) from [<c004c4ec>] (kthread+0xcc/0xe8)
> [ 63.530661] [<c004c4ec>] (kthread) from [<c000f1f8>] (ret_from_fork+0x14/0x3c)
> [ 63.543926] charger_manager: Set current limit of CHARGER : 450000uA ~ 450000uA
> [ 63.548870] extcon-port jack: jack event CHGDET=usb
> [ 63.550592] extcon-port jack: jack event CHGDET=charger
> [ 64.188607] charger-manager charger-manager@0: Failed to get battery temperature
> [ 64.200684] charger-manager charger-manager@0: CHARGING
> The first sleeping function is is_ext_pwr_online()
> (drivers/power/charger-manager.c). The atomic context initiating the
> flow is set up in extcon_update_state() (drivers/extcon/extcon-class.c).
> The extcon_update_state() uses spin locks which are not necessary
> because the function is not called from interrupt service routines.
> Instead, the extcon_update_state() is called from:
> 1. Threaded interrupt handlers.
> 2. Work queues.
> Replace the spin lock with mutex and update the documentation of this
No. You've done it in the opposite way.
update_state is often called in a interrupt handler that cannot sleep.
For the context you've mentioned, we'd need workqueue invoked by
_call_per_cable or notifier callback.
> Signed-off-by: Krzysztof Kozlowski <k.kozlowski@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> drivers/extcon/extcon-class.c | 15 ++++++++-------
> include/linux/extcon.h | 3 ++-
> 2 files changed, 10 insertions(+), 8 deletions(-)
> - spin_lock_irqsave(&edev->lock, flags);
> + mutex_lock(&edev->lock);