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Date:	Sun, 26 Apr 2015 15:49:12 +0200
From:	Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@...uxfoundation.org>
To:	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Cc:	Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@...uxfoundation.org>,
	stable@...r.kernel.org, Tim Kryger <tim.kryger@...il.com>,
	Zhang Zhen <zhenzhang.zhang@...wei.com>,
	Peter Hurley <peter@...leysoftware.com>
Subject: [PATCH 3.10 14/31] serial: 8250_dw: Fix deadlock in LCR workaround

3.10-stable review patch.  If anyone has any objections, please let me know.

------------------

From: Peter Hurley <peter@...leysoftware.com>

commit 7fd6f640f2dd17dac6ddd6702c378cb0bb9cfa11 upstream.

Trying to write console output from within the serial console driver
while the port->lock is held causes recursive deadlock:

  CPU 0
spin_lock_irqsave(&port->lock)
printk()
  console_unlock()
    call_console_drivers()
      serial8250_console_write()
        spin_lock_irqsave(&port->lock)
** DEADLOCK **

The 8250_dw i/o accessors try to write a console error message if the
LCR workaround was unsuccessful. When the port->lock is already held
(eg., when called from serial8250_set_termios()), this deadlocks.

Make the error message a FIXME until a general solution is devised.

Cc: Tim Kryger <tim.kryger@...il.com>
Reported-by: Zhang Zhen <zhenzhang.zhang@...wei.com>
Signed-off-by: Peter Hurley <peter@...leysoftware.com>
Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@...uxfoundation.org>

---
 drivers/tty/serial/8250/8250_dw.c |   10 ++++++++--
 1 file changed, 8 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

--- a/drivers/tty/serial/8250/8250_dw.c
+++ b/drivers/tty/serial/8250/8250_dw.c
@@ -98,7 +98,10 @@ static void dw8250_serial_out(struct uar
 			dw8250_force_idle(p);
 			writeb(value, p->membase + (UART_LCR << p->regshift));
 		}
-		dev_err(p->dev, "Couldn't set LCR to %d\n", value);
+		/*
+		 * FIXME: this deadlocks if port->lock is already held
+		 * dev_err(p->dev, "Couldn't set LCR to %d\n", value);
+		 */
 	}
 }
 
@@ -128,7 +131,10 @@ static void dw8250_serial_out32(struct u
 			dw8250_force_idle(p);
 			writel(value, p->membase + (UART_LCR << p->regshift));
 		}
-		dev_err(p->dev, "Couldn't set LCR to %d\n", value);
+		/*
+		 * FIXME: this deadlocks if port->lock is already held
+		 * dev_err(p->dev, "Couldn't set LCR to %d\n", value);
+		 */
 	}
 }
 


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