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Date:   Mon,  7 Dec 2020 01:59:07 +0200
From:   Vladimir Oltean <vladimir.oltean@....com>
To:     "David S . Miller" <davem@...emloft.net>,
        Jakub Kicinski <kuba@...nel.org>
Cc:     netdev@...r.kernel.org, Andrew Lunn <andrew@...n.ch>,
        Florian Fainelli <f.fainelli@...il.com>,
        Paul Gortmaker <paul.gortmaker@...driver.com>,
        Pablo Neira Ayuso <pablo@...filter.org>,
        Jiri Benc <jbenc@...hat.com>,
        Cong Wang <xiyou.wangcong@...il.com>,
        Jamal Hadi Salim <jhs@...atatu.com>,
        Stephen Hemminger <stephen@...workplumber.org>,
        Eric Dumazet <edumazet@...gle.com>,
        George McCollister <george.mccollister@...il.com>,
        Oleksij Rempel <o.rempel@...gutronix.de>,
        Leon Romanovsky <leon@...nel.org>
Subject: [RFC PATCH net-next 01/13] RDMA/mlx4: remove bogus dev_base_lock usage

The dev_base_lock does not protect dev->dev_addr, so it serves no
purpose here.

Cc: Leon Romanovsky <leon@...nel.org>
Signed-off-by: Vladimir Oltean <vladimir.oltean@....com>
---
 drivers/infiniband/hw/mlx4/main.c | 3 ---
 1 file changed, 3 deletions(-)

diff --git a/drivers/infiniband/hw/mlx4/main.c b/drivers/infiniband/hw/mlx4/main.c
index f0864f40ea1a..e3cd402c079a 100644
--- a/drivers/infiniband/hw/mlx4/main.c
+++ b/drivers/infiniband/hw/mlx4/main.c
@@ -2265,10 +2265,7 @@ static void mlx4_ib_update_qps(struct mlx4_ib_dev *ibdev,
 	u64 release_mac = MLX4_IB_INVALID_MAC;
 	struct mlx4_ib_qp *qp;
 
-	read_lock(&dev_base_lock);
 	new_smac = mlx4_mac_to_u64(dev->dev_addr);
-	read_unlock(&dev_base_lock);
-
 	atomic64_set(&ibdev->iboe.mac[port - 1], new_smac);
 
 	/* no need for update QP1 and mac registration in non-SRIOV */
-- 
2.25.1

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