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Date:   Sat, 17 Oct 2020 10:11:32 +0200
From:   Sam Ravnborg <>
To:     Bernard Zhao <>
Cc:     David Airlie <>, Daniel Vetter <>,,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH] drm/via: reduce no need mutex_lock area

Hi Bernard.

On Fri, Aug 14, 2020 at 01:30:19AM -0700, Bernard Zhao wrote:
> In function via_mem_alloc`s error branch, DRM_ERROR is protected
> in the mutex_lock(&dev->struct_mutex) area.
> >From the code, we see that DRM_ERROR is just an error log print
> without any struct element, there is no need to protect this.
> Signed-off-by: Bernard Zhao <>

Thanks, applied to drm-misc-next.

The patch will show up in -next in a few weeks.


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