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SubjectRe: [BUG] drivers/input/misc/pcap: a possible sleep-in-atomic bug in pcap_keys_handler
On Tue, Dec 12, 2017 at 04:32:01PM +0800, Jia-Ju Bai wrote:
> According to drivers/input/misc/pcap_keys.c, the kernel module may sleep in
> the interrupt handler.
> The function call path is:
> pcap_keys_handler (interrupt handler)
> ezx_pcap_read
> mutex_lock --> may sleep
> I do not find a good way to fix it, so I only report.
> This possible bug is found by my static analysis tool (DSAC) and checked by
> my code review.

Let's see if Daniel's email still work. I am not sure how it worked to
begin with, given that we've been taking that mutex since very
beginning, and pcap_isr_work() disables local interrupts...



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