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authorJesse Brandeburg <jesse.brandeburg@intel.com>2011-10-05 07:24:51 +0000
committerJeff Kirsher <jeffrey.t.kirsher@intel.com>2011-10-06 22:40:56 -0700
commit0ef4eedc2e98edd51cd106e1f6a27178622b7e57 (patch)
treec659697e541e4e21d757b580ed96db7dc5a6068a /drivers/net/ethernet/intel/e1000e
parent4e0d8f7d97f9150bdd07f6355e5c1486967dce79 (diff)
downloadlinux-linaro-stable-0ef4eedc2e98edd51cd106e1f6a27178622b7e57.tar.gz
e1000: convert to private mutex from rtnl
The e1000 driver when running with lockdep could run into some possible deadlocks between the work items acquiring rtnl and the rtnl lock being acquired before work items were cancelled. Use a private mutex to make sure lock ordering isn't violated. The private mutex is only used to protect areas not generally covered by the rtnl lock already. Signed-off-by: Jesse Brandeburg <jesse.brandeburg@intel.com> CC: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de> CC: Tushar Dave <tushar.n.dave@intel.com> Tested-by: Aaron Brown <aaron.f.brown@intel.com> Signed-off-by: Jeff Kirsher <jeffrey.t.kirsher@intel.com>
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