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From: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>
To: LKML <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>
Cc: Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org>,
	Thomas Winischhofer <thomas@winischhofer.net>,
	Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>,
	linux-usb@vger.kernel.org, stable@vger.kernel.org,
	"Ahmed S. Darwish" <a.darwish@linutronix.de>,
	Sebastian Andrzej Siewior <bigeasy@linutronix.de>,
	Johan Hovold <johan@kernel.org>,
	Mathias Nyman <mathias.nyman@intel.com>,
	Valentina Manea <valentina.manea.m@gmail.com>,
	Shuah Khan <shuah@kernel.org>,
	Alan Stern <stern@rowland.harvard.edu>,
	linux-omap@vger.kernel.org, Kukjin Kim <kgene@kernel.org>,
	Krzysztof Kozlowski <krzk@kernel.org>,
	linux-arm-kernel@lists.infradead.org,
	linux-samsung-soc@vger.kernel.org,
	Felipe Balbi <balbi@kernel.org>,
	Duncan Sands <duncan.sands@free.fr>
Subject: [patch 01/12] USB: sisusbvga: Make console support depend on BROKEN
Date: Wed, 14 Oct 2020 16:52:16 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20201014145727.102895678@linutronix.de> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20201014145215.518912759@linutronix.de>

The console part of sisusbvga is broken vs. printk(). It uses in_atomic()
to detect contexts in which it cannot sleep despite the big fat comment in
preempt.h which says: Do not use in_atomic() in driver code.

in_atomic() does not work on kernels with CONFIG_PREEMPT_COUNT=n which
means that spin/rw_lock held regions are not detected by it.

There is no way to make this work by handing context information through to
the driver and this only can be solved once the core printk infrastructure
supports sleepable console drivers.

Make it depend on BROKEN for now.

Fixes: 1bbb4f2035d9 ("[PATCH] USB: sisusb[vga] update")
Signed-off-by: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>
Cc: Thomas Winischhofer <thomas@winischhofer.net>
Cc: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>
Cc: linux-usb@vger.kernel.org
Cc: stable@vger.kernel.org
---
 drivers/usb/misc/sisusbvga/Kconfig |    2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

--- a/drivers/usb/misc/sisusbvga/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/usb/misc/sisusbvga/Kconfig
@@ -16,7 +16,7 @@ config USB_SISUSBVGA
 
 config USB_SISUSBVGA_CON
 	bool "Text console and mode switching support" if USB_SISUSBVGA
-	depends on VT
+	depends on VT && BROKEN
 	select FONT_8x16
 	help
 	  Say Y here if you want a VGA text console via the USB dongle or


  reply	other threads:[~2020-10-14 15:18 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 27+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-10-14 14:52 [patch 00/12] UBS: Cleanup in_interupt/in_irq/in_atomic() usage Thomas Gleixner
2020-10-14 14:52 ` Thomas Gleixner [this message]
2020-10-14 14:52 ` [patch 02/12] USB: serial: keyspan_pda: Replace in_interrupt() usage Thomas Gleixner
2020-10-14 14:52 ` [patch 03/12] USB: serial: keyspan_pda: Consolidate room query Thomas Gleixner
2020-10-14 16:14   ` Alan Stern
2020-10-14 16:17     ` Thomas Gleixner
2020-10-14 16:27     ` Sebastian Andrzej Siewior
2020-10-14 16:34       ` Alan Stern
2020-10-14 16:44         ` Sebastian Andrzej Siewior
2020-10-14 14:52 ` [patch 04/12] USB: serial: digi_acceleport: Remove in_interrupt() usage Thomas Gleixner
2020-10-14 14:52 ` [patch 05/12] usb: xhci: Remove in_interrupt() checks Thomas Gleixner
2020-10-23 13:38   ` Mathias Nyman
2020-10-14 14:52 ` [patch 06/12] usb: host: isp1362: Replace in_interrupt() usage Thomas Gleixner
2020-10-14 14:52 ` [patch 07/12] usbip: Remove in_interrupt() check Thomas Gleixner
2020-10-14 15:45   ` Shuah Khan
2020-10-14 14:52 ` [patch 08/12] usb: hosts: Remove in_interrupt() from comments Thomas Gleixner
2020-10-14 15:24   ` Krzysztof Kozlowski
2020-10-14 16:20   ` Alan Stern
2020-10-14 14:52 ` [patch 09/12] usb: gadget: pxa27x_udc: Replace in_interrupt() usage in comments Thomas Gleixner
2020-10-14 14:52 ` [patch 10/12] usb: gadget: udc: Remove in_interrupt()/in_irq() from comments Thomas Gleixner
2020-10-14 16:22   ` Alan Stern
2020-10-14 14:52 ` [patch 11/12] usb: core: Replace in_interrupt() in comments Thomas Gleixner
2020-10-14 16:27   ` Alan Stern
2020-10-14 16:41     ` Sebastian Andrzej Siewior
2020-10-14 18:13       ` Alan Stern
2020-10-14 14:52 ` [patch 12/12] usb: atm: Replace in_interrupt() usage in comment Thomas Gleixner
2020-10-23  8:01 ` [patch 00/12] UBS: Cleanup in_interupt/in_irq/in_atomic() usage Pavel Machek

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