[Intel-gfx] [PATCH 07/21] fbdev/sysfs: Fix locking

Sam Ravnborg sam at ravnborg.org
Thu Feb 3 21:27:31 UTC 2022

On Mon, Jan 31, 2022 at 10:05:38PM +0100, Daniel Vetter wrote:
> fb_set_var requires we hold the fb_info lock. Or at least this now
> matches what the ioctl does ...
> Note that ps3fb and sh_mobile_lcdcfb are busted in different ways here,
> but I will not fix them up.
> Also in practice this isn't a big deal, because really variable fbdev
> state is actually protected by console_lock (because fbcon just
> doesn't bother with lock_fb_info() at all), and lock_fb_info
> protecting anything is really just a neat lie. But that's a much
> bigger fish to fry.
> Signed-off-by: Daniel Vetter <daniel.vetter at intel.com>
> Cc: Helge Deller <deller at gmx.de>
> Cc: Daniel Vetter <daniel at ffwll.ch>
> Cc: Qing Wang <wangqing at vivo.com>
> Cc: Sam Ravnborg <sam at ravnborg.org>
Acked-by: Sam Ravnborg <sam at ravnborg.org>

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