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Date:	Sat, 29 Mar 2014 20:28:45 -0400
From:	Sasha Levin <>
To:	Alessandro Zummo <>
CC:	Tejun Heo <>, Greg KH <>,, LKML <>
Subject: Re: kernfs/rtc: circular dependency between kernfs and ops_lock

On 03/25/2014 08:19 PM, Sasha Levin wrote:
> On 03/25/2014 06:39 PM, Alessandro Zummo wrote:
>> On Tue, 25 Mar 2014 17:52:30 -0400
>> Sasha Levin <> wrote:
>>>>    Pretty interesting indeed. One option would be to remove
>>>>    the sys files before acquiring the lock. But I wonder
>>>>    if this could lead to other issues.
>>> Ping? Seems this thing got lost.
>>   What if we move
>>     rtc_sysfs_del_device(rtc);
>>   before acquiring the lock?
> Trying it now, I'll leave it going for a week and see if it reproduces.

Look good, thanks!


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