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Date:   Sat, 25 May 2019 11:37:59 +0200
From:   Pavel Machek <pavel@....cz>
To:     Hugh Dickins <hughd@...gle.com>
Cc:     Jacek Anaszewski <jacek.anaszewski@...il.com>,
        linux-leds@...r.kernel.org, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: Revert "leds: avoid races with workqueue"?

Hi!

> I'm having to revert 0db37915d912 ("leds: avoid races with workqueue")
> from my 5.2-rc testing tree, because lockdep and other debug options
> don't like it: net/mac80211/led.c arranges for led_blink_setup() to be
> called at softirq time, and flush_work() is not good for calling
> then.

This should keep X60 working (as well as it is now; X60 will still
have problems with lost events in setup like yours).

Can you test this instead of the revert?

Thanks,
								Pavel

diff --git a/drivers/leds/led-core.c b/drivers/leds/led-core.c
index aefac4d..ebaac4d 100644
--- a/drivers/leds/led-core.c
+++ b/drivers/leds/led-core.c
@@ -158,19 +159,14 @@ static void led_set_software_blink(struct led_classdev *led_cdev,
 	}
 
 	set_bit(LED_BLINK_SW, &led_cdev->work_flags);
-	mod_timer(&led_cdev->blink_timer, jiffies + 1);
+	mod_timer(&led_cdev->blink_timer, jiffies + 1); /* Why oh why? Just call it directly? */
 }
 
-
+/* May not block */
 static void led_blink_setup(struct led_classdev *led_cdev,
 		     unsigned long *delay_on,
 		     unsigned long *delay_off)
 {
-	/*
-	 * If "set brightness to 0" is pending in workqueue, we don't
-	 * want that to be reordered after blink_set()
-	 */
-	flush_work(&led_cdev->set_brightness_work);
 	if (!test_bit(LED_BLINK_ONESHOT, &led_cdev->work_flags) &&
 	    led_cdev->blink_set &&
 	    !led_cdev->blink_set(led_cdev, delay_on, delay_off))
diff --git a/drivers/leds/trigger/ledtrig-timer.c b/drivers/leds/trigger/ledtrig-timer.c
index ca898c1..427fc3c 100644
--- a/drivers/leds/trigger/ledtrig-timer.c
+++ b/drivers/leds/trigger/ledtrig-timer.c
@@ -113,6 +113,11 @@ static int timer_trig_activate(struct led_classdev *led_cdev)
 		led_cdev->flags &= ~LED_INIT_DEFAULT_TRIGGER;
 	}
 
+	/*
+	 * If "set brightness to 0" is pending in workqueue, we don't
+	 * want that to be reordered after blink_set()
+	 */
+	flush_work(&led_cdev->set_brightness_work);
 	led_blink_set(led_cdev, &led_cdev->blink_delay_on,
 		      &led_cdev->blink_delay_off);
 



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