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Date:   Sun, 05 Jul 2020 16:51:09 +0100
From:   Marc Zyngier <maz@...nel.org>
To:     Andy Shevchenko <andy.shevchenko@...il.com>
Cc:     Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@...uxfoundation.org>,
        Kevin Hilman <khilman@...libre.com>,
        "open list:SERIAL DRIVERS" <linux-serial@...r.kernel.org>,
        linux-amlogic@...ts.infradead.org,
        Linux Kernel Mailing List <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
        kernel-team@...roid.com
Subject: Re: [PATCH] tty: serial: meson_uart: Init port lock early

On 2020-07-05 12:22, Andy Shevchenko wrote:
> On Sun, Jul 05, 2020 at 11:28:56AM +0100, Marc Zyngier wrote:
>> On 2020-07-05 11:07, Andy Shevchenko wrote:
>> > On Sun, Jul 5, 2020 at 12:32 PM Marc Zyngier <maz@...nel.org> wrote:
>> > >
>> > > The meson UART driver triggers a lockdep splat at boot time, due
>> > > to the new expectation that the driver has to initialize the
>> > > per-port spinlock itself.
>> > >
>> > > It remains unclear why a double initialization of the port
>> > > spinlock is a desirable outcome, but in the meantime let's
>> > > fix the splat.
>> > >
>> >
>> > Thanks!
>> >
>> > Can you test patch from [1] if it helps and doesn't break anything in
>> > your case?
>> >
>> > [1]:
>> > https://lore.kernel.org/linux-serial/20200217114016.49856-1-andriy.shevchenko@linux.intel.com/T/#m9255e2a7474b160e66c7060fca5323ca3df49cfd
>> 
>> On its own, this patch doesn't seem to cure the issue (and it
>> adds a compile-time warning due to unused flags).
> 
> Ah, sorry, I didn't compile it.
> And after second though I think we simple need to initialise spin lock 
> there.
> Can you try below (compile-tested only):
> 
> From ed4c882e7dc3fdfcea706ada0678c060c36163b3 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
> From: Andy Shevchenko <andriy.shevchenko@...ux.intel.com>
> Date: Sat, 4 Jul 2020 19:30:39 +0300
> Subject: [PATCH 1/1] serial: core: Initialise spin lock before use in
>  uart_configure_port()
> 
> In case of the port to be used as a console we must initialise
> a spin lock before use.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Andy Shevchenko <andriy.shevchenko@...ux.intel.com>
> ---
>  drivers/tty/serial/serial_core.c | 7 +++++++
>  1 file changed, 7 insertions(+)
> 
> diff --git a/drivers/tty/serial/serial_core.c 
> b/drivers/tty/serial/serial_core.c
> index 3cc183acf7ba..a81b4900eb60 100644
> --- a/drivers/tty/serial/serial_core.c
> +++ b/drivers/tty/serial/serial_core.c
> @@ -2371,6 +2371,13 @@ uart_configure_port(struct uart_driver *drv,
> struct uart_state *state,
>  		/* Power up port for set_mctrl() */
>  		uart_change_pm(state, UART_PM_STATE_ON);
> 
> +		/*
> +		 * If this driver supports console, and it hasn't been
> +		 * successfully registered yet, initialise spin lock for it.
> +		 */
> +		if (port->cons && !(port->cons->flags & CON_ENABLED))
> +			spin_lock_init(&port->lock);
> +
>  		/*
>  		 * Ensure that the modem control lines are de-activated.
>  		 * keep the DTR setting that is set in uart_set_options()
> --
> 2.27.0
> 
> 
> 
>> Or did you mean to test it in complement of my patch?
> 
> No, the idea to avoid "fixing" driver as you rightfully noticed a
> double init issue.

This certainly keeps lockdep quiet on my system. You probably want
to set the lockdep class whilst you're at it (keeping that code
common with uart_port_spin_lock_init).

Thanks,

         M.
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