[Intel-gfx] [PATCH] drm/i915: fix up locking inconsistency around gem_do_init

Daniel Vetter daniel at ffwll.ch
Mon Feb 13 20:05:12 CET 2012

On Thu, Jan 26, 2012 at 01:42:02PM +0000, Chris Wilson wrote:
> On Thu, 26 Jan 2012 11:41:11 +0100, Daniel Vetter <daniel.vetter at ffwll.ch> wrote:
> > The locking in our setup and teardown paths is rather arbitrary, but
> > generally we try to protect gem stuff with dev->struct_mutex. Further,
> > the ums/gem ioctl to setup gem _does_ take the look. So fix up this
> > benign inconsistency.
> It is completely arbitrary and only exists to keep lockdep and various
> BUG_ON(mutex_lock) happy. From your reading, we would have a lockdep
> warning with ums/gem?
> The extra little step towards consistency is likely to save a warning
> later, so
> Reviewed-by: Chris Wilson <chris at chris-wilson.co.uk>
Queued for -next, thanks for the review.
Daniel Vetter
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