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Date:	Sat, 13 Dec 2014 01:13:36 +0100 (CET)
From:	Thomas Gleixner <>
To:	Stephen Boyd <>
cc:	Mike Turquette <>,,,
	Russell King - ARM Linux <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] clk: Really fix deadlock with mmap_sem

On Fri, 12 Dec 2014, Stephen Boyd wrote:

> Commit 6314b6796e3c (clk: Don't hold prepare_lock across debugfs
> creation, 2014-09-04) forgot to update one place where we hold
> the prepare_lock while creating debugfs directories. This means
> we still have the chance of a deadlock that the commit was trying
> to fix. Actually fix it by moving the debugfs creation outside
> the prepare_lock.
> Reported-by: Russell King - ARM Linux <>
> Fixes: 6314b6796e3c "clk: Don't hold prepare_lock across debugfs creation"
> Signed-off-by: Stephen Boyd <>

> +	lockdep_assert_held(clk_debug_lock);

That change is not mentioned in the changelog and seems to be
unrelated to the issue at hand.

Other than that:

Reviewed-by: Thomas Gleixner <>

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