[PATCH v2 04/38] drm/doc: drop struct_mutex references

Emil Velikov emil.l.velikov at gmail.com
Fri May 15 09:50:44 UTC 2020

From: Emil Velikov <emil.velikov at collabora.com>

There's little point in providing partial and ancient information about
the struct_mutex. Some drivers are using it, new ones should not.

As-it this only provides for confusion.

Signed-off-by: Emil Velikov <emil.velikov at collabora.com>
Acked-by: Sam Ravnborg <sam at ravnborg.org>
Reviewed-by: Daniel Vetter <daniel.vetter at ffwll.ch>
 Documentation/gpu/drm-mm.rst | 7 ++-----
 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 5 deletions(-)

diff --git a/Documentation/gpu/drm-mm.rst b/Documentation/gpu/drm-mm.rst
index 1839762044be..5ba2ead8f317 100644
--- a/Documentation/gpu/drm-mm.rst
+++ b/Documentation/gpu/drm-mm.rst
@@ -178,11 +178,8 @@ GEM Objects Lifetime
 All GEM objects are reference-counted by the GEM core. References can be
-acquired and release by calling drm_gem_object_get() and drm_gem_object_put()
-respectively. The caller must hold the :c:type:`struct drm_device <drm_device>`
-struct_mutex lock when calling drm_gem_object_get(). As a convenience, GEM
-provides drm_gem_object_put_unlocked() functions that can be called without
-holding the lock.
+acquired and release by calling drm_gem_object_get() and drm_gem_object_put_unlocked()
 When the last reference to a GEM object is released the GEM core calls
 the :c:type:`struct drm_driver <drm_driver>` gem_free_object_unlocked

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