Re: [PATCH] MMC: Fix race condition in resume/card detect code

From: Yauhen Kharuzhy
Date: Sun Oct 19 2008 - 12:04:57 EST

On Sat, Oct 18, 2008 at 07:11:47PM +0200, Pierre Ossman wrote:
> On Thu, 16 Oct 2008 19:09:36 +0300
> Yauhen Kharuzhy <jekhor@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > When device wakes up by card change interrupt and MMC_UNSAFE_RESUME is
> > enabled then race condition between mmc_rescan() and
> > mmc_resume()/mmc_sd_resume() appeared.
> >
> > Resume functions can sleep into mmc_remove_card() and at this time
> > mmc_rescan() can be called by delayed work handler. Double-free of
> > kobject or double-remove of host->card can be result of this.
> >
> > This patch adds an mutex which deny simultaneous executing of
> > mmc_sd_resume()/mmc_resume() and mmc_rescan() functions. Probably, it is
> > not right way.
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Yauhen Kharuzhy <jekhor@xxxxxxxxx>
> > ---
> Can't we just ask the PM layer if this device is currently resuming,
> and if so ignore card notifications from the driver?

What about another idea: mmc_sd_resume() checks if host->detect is
scheduled and if true then it don't try to reinitialize card.
host->detect can be scheduled at this moment only in one case: if device has been waked up by
card change interrupt.

Yauhen Kharuzhy jekhor _at_
JID: jek@xxxxxxxxx

A: No
Q: Should I quote below my post?
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