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From: Johan Hovold <>
To: syzbot <>
Subject: Re: possible deadlock in tower_open
Date: Thu, 19 Sep 2019 10:23:59 +0200
Message-ID: <20190919082359.GA30545@localhost> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

On Mon, Sep 16, 2019 at 06:29:12AM -0700, syzbot wrote:
> Hello,
> syzbot found the following crash on:
> HEAD commit:    f0df5c1b usb-fuzzer: main usb gadget fuzzer driver
> git tree: usb-fuzzer
> console output:
> kernel config:
> dashboard link:
> compiler:       gcc (GCC) 9.0.0 20181231 (experimental)
> Unfortunately, I don't have any reproducer for this crash yet.
> IMPORTANT: if you fix the bug, please add the following tag to the commit:
> Reported-by:
> ======================================================
> WARNING: possible circular locking dependency detected
> 5.3.0-rc7+ #0 Not tainted
> ------------------------------------------------------
> syz-executor.1/8155 is trying to acquire lock:
> 0000000086c1bdfc (open_disc_mutex){+.+.}, at: tower_open+0xce/0x9b0  
> drivers/usb/misc/legousbtower.c:335
> but task is already holding lock:
> 000000000f520f73 (minor_rwsem){++++}, at: usb_open+0x23/0x270  
> drivers/usb/core/file.c:39
> which lock already depends on the new lock.

This looks like a duplicate of

Not sure if this is the right way to report this (quoting needed?):

#syz dup: possible deadlock in usb_deregister_dev (2)


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Thread overview: 3+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-09-16 13:29 syzbot
2019-09-19  8:23 ` Johan Hovold [this message]
2019-09-19 13:09   ` Andrey Konovalov

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