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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/2] spi: Add call to spi_slave_abort() function when spidev driver is released
Hi Lukasz,

On Thu, Sep 26, 2019 at 3:33 AM Lukasz Majewski <> wrote:
> This change is necessary for spidev devices (e.g. /dev/spidev3.0) working
> in the slave mode (like NXP's dspi driver for Vybrid SoC).
> When SPI HW works in this mode - the master is responsible for providing
> CS and CLK signals. However, when some fault happens - like for example
> distortion on SPI lines - the SPI Linux driver needs a chance to recover
> from this abnormal situation and prepare itself for next (correct)
> transmission.
> This change doesn't pose any threat on drivers working in master mode as
> spi_slave_abort() function checks if SPI slave mode is supported.
> Signed-off-by: Lukasz Majewski <>

Thanks for your patch!

Yesterday I saw this appear on spi/for-next, but I couldn't find the
email in my mbox. Today it has arrived. Looks like gmail had some troubles
("Delivered after 138401 seconds", ugh).

> --- a/drivers/spi/spidev.c
> +++ b/drivers/spi/spidev.c
> @@ -627,6 +627,7 @@ static int spidev_release(struct inode *inode, struct file *filp)
> if (dofree)
> kfree(spidev);
> }
> + spi_slave_abort(spidev->spi);

Looks good to me. Just wondering if this should be done for the last user only,
i.e. in the "if" block above, like resetting speed_hz?

> mutex_unlock(&device_list_lock);
> return 0;



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