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Date:	Mon, 7 Jul 2014 09:13:53 +0000
From:	David Laight <David.Laight@...LAB.COM>
To:	'Olivier Sobrie' <olivier@...rie.be>,
	Jan Dumon <j.dumon@...ion.com>,
	"linux-usb@...r.kernel.org" <linux-usb@...r.kernel.org>,
	"netdev@...r.kernel.org" <netdev@...r.kernel.org>
CC:	"linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org" <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: RE: [PATCH 2/2] hso: fix deadlock when receiving bursts of data

From: Olivier Sobrie
> When the module sends bursts of data, sometimes a deadlock happens in
> the hso driver when the tty buffer doesn't get the chance to be flushed
> quickly enough.
> 
> To avoid this, first, we remove the endless while loop in
> put_rx_bufdata() which is the root cause of the deadlock.
> Secondly, when there is no room anymore in the tty buffer, we set up a
> timer of 100 msecs to give a chance to the upper layer to flush the tty
> buffer and make room for new data.

What is the timer for?
You need to get the sending code woken up by the urb completion.

	David



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