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* [PATCH] drm/i915: don't grab dev->struct_mutex for userspace forcewak
@ 2012-08-09 20:33 Daniel Vetter
  2012-08-10 22:22 ` Chris Wilson
  0 siblings, 1 reply; 3+ messages in thread
From: Daniel Vetter @ 2012-08-09 20:33 UTC (permalink / raw)
  To: Intel Graphics Development; +Cc: Daniel Vetter, Ben Widawsky

Since forcewake is now protected by a spinlock, we don't need to grab
dev->struct_mutex any more. This way we can also get rid of a stale
comment, noticed by Ben Widawsky while reviewing some locking changes.

Signed-off-by: Daniel Vetter <daniel.vetter@ffwll.ch>
---
 drivers/gpu/drm/i915/i915_debugfs.c |   17 -----------------
 1 file changed, 17 deletions(-)

diff --git a/drivers/gpu/drm/i915/i915_debugfs.c b/drivers/gpu/drm/i915/i915_debugfs.c
index ed4bc98..5f3bb5e 100644
--- a/drivers/gpu/drm/i915/i915_debugfs.c
+++ b/drivers/gpu/drm/i915/i915_debugfs.c
@@ -1961,11 +1961,7 @@ static int i915_forcewake_open(struct inode *inode, struct file *file)
 	if (INTEL_INFO(dev)->gen < 6)
 		return 0;
 
-	ret = mutex_lock_interruptible(&dev->struct_mutex);
-	if (ret)
-		return ret;
 	gen6_gt_force_wake_get(dev_priv);
-	mutex_unlock(&dev->struct_mutex);
 
 	return 0;
 }
@@ -1974,24 +1970,11 @@ static int i915_forcewake_release(struct inode *inode, struct file *file)
 {
 	struct drm_device *dev = inode->i_private;
 	struct drm_i915_private *dev_priv = dev->dev_private;
-	int ret;
 
 	if (INTEL_INFO(dev)->gen < 6)
 		return 0;
 
-	/*
-	 * It's bad that we can potentially hang userspace if struct_mutex gets
-	 * forever stuck.  However, if we cannot acquire this lock it means that
-	 * almost certainly the driver has hung, is not unload-able. Therefore
-	 * hanging here is probably a minor inconvenience not to be seen my
-	 * almost every user.
-	 */
-	ret = mutex_lock_interruptible(&dev->struct_mutex);
-	if (ret)
-		return ret;
-
 	gen6_gt_force_wake_put(dev_priv);
-	mutex_unlock(&dev->struct_mutex);
 
 	return 0;
 }
-- 
1.7.10.4

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