Re: [PATCH 1/3] serial: 8250: move rx_running out of the bitfield

From: Peter Hurley
Date: Wed Aug 26 2015 - 08:44:07 EST

On 08/26/2015 05:37 AM, Sekhar Nori wrote:
> On Friday 14 August 2015 09:31 PM, Sebastian Andrzej Siewior wrote:
>> From: John Ogness <john.ogness@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>> That bitfield is modified by read + or + write operation. If someone
>> sets any of the other two bits it might render the lock useless.
>> While at it, remove other bitfields as well to avoid more such
>> errors.
>> Cc: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>> Signed-off-by: John Ogness <john.ogness@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>> Signed-off-by: Sebastian Andrzej Siewior <bigeasy@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Tested with wilink BT module on TI's DRA7 EVM.
> Tested-by: Sekhar Nori <nsekhar@xxxxxx>

Already in Greg's tty-next tree (and 4.3-rc1 pull request), Sekhar.

Peter Hurley

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