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SubjectRe: [PATCH AUTOSEL 4.18 02/88] usb: usbtest: use irqsave() in USB's complete callback
On Fri, Sep 07, 2018 at 07:42:23AM +0200, Greg Kroah-Hartman wrote:
>On Fri, Sep 07, 2018 at 12:35:52AM +0000, Sasha Levin wrote:
>> From: Sebastian Andrzej Siewior <>
>> [ Upstream commit 6f3fde684d0232e66ada3410f016a58e09a87689 ]
>> The USB completion callback does not disable interrupts while acquiring
>> the lock. We want to remove the local_irq_disable() invocation from
>> __usb_hcd_giveback_urb() and therefore it is required for the callback
>> handler to disable the interrupts while acquiring the lock.
>> The callback may be invoked either in IRQ or BH context depending on the
>> USB host controller.
>> Use the _irqsave() variant of the locking primitives.
>All of the "use irqsave in USB's complete callback" patches are not
>stable material as they are prep work for changes that have yet to hit
>Linus's tree.
>So you can drop this one.

Now dropped. Thanks!
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