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Date:   Thu, 07 Dec 2017 10:33:36 -0500
From:   Vivien Didelot <>
To:     Andrew Lunn <>, David Miller <>
Cc:     netdev <>, Andrew Lunn <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net 1/2] net: dsa: mv88e6xxx: Fix interrupt masking on removal

Andrew Lunn <> writes:

> When removing the interrupt handling code, we should mask the
> generation of interrupts. The code however unmasked all
> interrupts. This can then cause a new interrupt. We then get into a
> deadlock where the interrupt thread is waiting to run, and the code
> continues, trying to remove the interrupt handler, which means waiting
> for the thread to complete. On a UP machine this deadlocks.
> Fix so we really mask interrupts in the hardware. The same error is
> made in the error path when install the interrupt handling code.
> Fixes: 3460a5770ce9 ("net: dsa: mv88e6xxx: Mask g1 interrupts and free interrupt")
> Signed-off-by: Andrew Lunn <>

Reviewed-by: Vivien Didelot <>

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