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Date:   Sat, 7 Oct 2017 19:13:16 +0300
From:   Andy Shevchenko <andy.shevchenko@...il.com>
To:     Kuppuswamy Sathyanarayanan 
        <sathyanarayanan.kuppuswamy@...ux.intel.com>
Cc:     Alessandro Zummo <a.zummo@...ertech.it>,
        "x86@...nel.org" <x86@...nel.org>,
        Wim Van Sebroeck <wim@...ana.be>,
        Ingo Molnar <mingo@...hat.com>,
        Alexandre Belloni <alexandre.belloni@...e-electrons.com>,
        Zha Qipeng <qipeng.zha@...el.com>,
        "H. Peter Anvin" <hpa@...or.com>,
        "dvhart@...radead.org" <dvhart@...radead.org>,
        Thomas Gleixner <tglx@...utronix.de>,
        Lee Jones <lee.jones@...aro.org>,
        Andy Shevchenko <andy@...radead.org>,
        Souvik Kumar Chakravarty <souvik.k.chakravarty@...el.com>,
        linux-rtc@...r.kernel.org, linux-watchdog@...r.kernel.org,
        "linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org" <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
        Platform Driver <platform-driver-x86@...r.kernel.org>,
        Sathyanarayanan Kuppuswamy Natarajan <sathyaosid@...il.com>
Subject: Re: [RFC v4 2/8] platform/x86: intel_pmc_ipc: Use spin_lock to
 protect GCR updates

On Sat, Oct 7, 2017 at 5:33 AM,
<sathyanarayanan.kuppuswamy@...ux.intel.com> wrote:
> From: Kuppuswamy Sathyanarayanan <sathyanarayanan.kuppuswamy@...ux.intel.com>
>
> Currently, update_no_reboot_bit() function implemented in this driver
> uses mutex_lock() to protect its register updates. But this function is
> called with in atomic context in iTCO_wdt_start() and iTCO_wdt_stop()
> functions in iTCO_wdt.c driver, which in turn causes "sleeping into
> atomic context" issue. This patch fixes this issue by replacing the
> mutex_lock() with spin_lock() to protect the GCR read/write/update APIs.
>

> Fixes: 9d855d4 ("platform/x86: intel_pmc_ipc: Fix iTCO_wdt GCS memory
> mapping failure")

I think it need to be a one line.

Does it apply on top of v4.14-rc3 ?
Btw, this patch should be first in the series.


-- 
With Best Regards,
Andy Shevchenko

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