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Date:   Thu, 6 Jun 2019 15:13:00 +0200
From:   Pavel Machek <pavel@....cz>
To:     pavel@....cz
Cc:     linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, Justin Chen <justinpopo6@...il.com>,
        Jonathan Cameron <Jonathan.Cameron@...wei.com>,
        Sasha Levin <sashal@...nel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 4.19 189/276] iio: adc: ti-ads7950: Fix improper use of
 mlock

(stable removed from cc list)

> Indio->mlock is used for protecting the different iio device modes.
> It is currently not being used in this way. Replace the lock with
> an internal lock specifically used for protecting the SPI transfer
> buffer.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Justin Chen <justinpopo6@...il.com>
> Signed-off-by: Jonathan Cameron <Jonathan.Cameron@...wei.com>
> Signed-off-by: Sasha Levin <sashal@...nel.org>
> ---
>  drivers/iio/adc/ti-ads7950.c | 19 +++++++++++++++----
>  1 file changed, 15 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)
> 

> @@ -277,6 +280,7 @@ static irqreturn_t ti_ads7950_trigger_handler(int irq, void *p)
>  	struct ti_ads7950_state *st = iio_priv(indio_dev);
>  	int ret;
>  
> +	mutex_lock(&st->slock);
>  	ret = spi_sync(st->spi, &st->ring_msg);
>  	if (ret < 0)
>  		goto out;
> @@ -285,6 +289,7 @@ static irqreturn_t ti_ads7950_trigger_handler(int irq, void *p)
>  					   iio_get_time_ns(indio_dev));
>  
>  out:
> +	mutex_unlock(&st->slock);
>  	iio_trigger_notify_done(indio_dev->trig);
>  
>  	return IRQ_HANDLED;

Does trigger_handler run from interrupt context? Prototype suggests
so... If so, it can not really take mutexes...

Best regards,
								Pavel
								
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