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Date:   Tue,  8 Jan 2019 22:55:00 -0500
From:   Nicolas Pitre <>
To:     Greg Kroah-Hartman <>
Cc:     Dave Mielke <>,
Subject: [PATCH 2/6] vt: always call notifier with the console lock held

Every invocation of notify_write() and notify_update() is performed
under the console lock, except for one case. Let's fix that.

Signed-off-by: Nicolas Pitre <>
 drivers/tty/vt/vt.c | 2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/drivers/tty/vt/vt.c b/drivers/tty/vt/vt.c
index b9004bd087..5b8b0e33f9 100644
--- a/drivers/tty/vt/vt.c
+++ b/drivers/tty/vt/vt.c
@@ -2764,8 +2764,8 @@ static int do_con_write(struct tty_struct *tty, const unsigned char *buf, int co
 	con_flush(vc, draw_from, draw_to, &draw_x);
-	console_unlock();
+	console_unlock();
 	return n;

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