[Intel-gfx] [PATCH] drm/i915: avoid struct mutex output_poll mutex lock loop on unload

Keith Packard keithp at keithp.com
Mon Oct 4 10:46:19 PDT 2010

On Mon, 4 Oct 2010 20:13:33 +1000, Dave Airlie <airlied at gmail.com> wrote:

> We don't do dynamic connectors now, so adding locking with no way of
> actually really testing it would just mean you'd probably have just as
> much pain when you do add dyanamic connectors.

I looked in the radeon and nouveau drivers and both of them make this
call without holding any locks, and the call looked safe enough to me;
relying only on the fact that the work proc structure had been
initialized when the driver was first opened up.

keith.packard at intel.com
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