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SubjectRe: staging: r8188eu: how to handle nested mutex under spinlock
On 4/2/22 23:32, Larry Finger wrote:
> In drivers/net/wireless/realtek/rtlwifi, we had a similar problem. There
> it was handled by putting the lps_enter() and lps_leave() operations in
> a separate workqueue. In this case, the routines were rtl_lps_enter()
> and rtl_lps_leave(). Each of them sets a variable to indicate whether
> enter_ps is true or false, and schedules the workqueue. In the
> workqueue's callback routine, the routines to start/stop ps mode are
> called. The code is in drivers/net/wireless/realtek/rtlwifi/ps.c.
> This solution is only one of many, and there may be a better one.
> Larry

Thank you for the explanation Larry.


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