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SubjectRe: [PATCH =v2 1/3] tpm: fix invalid locking in NONBLOCKING mode
On Thu, 2019-12-12 at 09:48 -0800, Tadeusz Struk wrote:
> When an application sends TPM commands in NONBLOCKING mode
> the driver holds chip->tpm_mutex returning from write(),
> which triggers: "WARNING: lock held when returning to user space".
> To fix this issue the driver needs to release the mutex before
> returning and acquire it again in tpm_dev_async_work() before
> sending the command.

This is way better, thank you. I'll put this to my rc3 PR.

> Cc:
> Fixes: 9e1b74a63f776 (tpm: add support for nonblocking operation)
> Reported-by: Jeffrin Jose T <>
> Tested-by: Jeffrin Jose T <>
> Signed-off-by: Tadeusz Struk <>

Reviewed-by: Jarkko Sakkinen <>


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