2021-04-26 19:30:38

by Johannes Berg

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Subject: [PATCH] wil6210: remove erroneous wiphy locking

From: Johannes Berg <[email protected]>

We already hold the wiphy lock in all cases when we get
here, so this would deadlock, remove the erroneous locking.

Fixes: a05829a7222e ("cfg80211: avoid holding the RTNL when calling the driver")
Signed-off-by: Johannes Berg <[email protected]>
---
drivers/net/wireless/ath/wil6210/cfg80211.c | 2 --
1 file changed, 2 deletions(-)

diff --git a/drivers/net/wireless/ath/wil6210/cfg80211.c b/drivers/net/wireless/ath/wil6210/cfg80211.c
index 6746fd206d2a..1ff2679963f0 100644
--- a/drivers/net/wireless/ath/wil6210/cfg80211.c
+++ b/drivers/net/wireless/ath/wil6210/cfg80211.c
@@ -2842,9 +2842,7 @@ void wil_p2p_wdev_free(struct wil6210_priv *wil)
wil->radio_wdev = wil->main_ndev->ieee80211_ptr;
mutex_unlock(&wil->vif_mutex);
if (p2p_wdev) {
- wiphy_lock(wil->wiphy);
cfg80211_unregister_wdev(p2p_wdev);
- wiphy_unlock(wil->wiphy);
kfree(p2p_wdev);
}
}
--
2.30.2


2021-06-15 14:10:49

by Kalle Valo

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Subject: Re: [PATCH] wil6210: remove erroneous wiphy locking

Johannes Berg <[email protected]> wrote:

> We already hold the wiphy lock in all cases when we get
> here, so this would deadlock, remove the erroneous locking.
>
> Fixes: a05829a7222e ("cfg80211: avoid holding the RTNL when calling the driver")
> Signed-off-by: Johannes Berg <[email protected]>
> Signed-off-by: Kalle Valo <[email protected]>

Patch applied to ath-next branch of ath.git, thanks.

8f78caa2264e wil6210: remove erroneous wiphy locking

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https://patchwork.kernel.org/project/linux-wireless/patch/202104[email protected]changeid/

https://wireless.wiki.kernel.org/en/developers/documentation/submittingpatches