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Re: [PATCH] PM / runtime: Drop usage count for suppliers at device link removal




On Sunday, May 27, 2018 12:18:05 PM CEST Rafael J. Wysocki wrote:
> On Thu, May 24, 2018 at 10:33 AM, Ulf Hansson <ulf.hansson@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > In the case consumer device is runtime resumed, while the link to the
> > supplier is removed, the earlier call to pm_runtime_get_sync() made from
> > rpm_get_suppliers() does not get properly balanced with a corresponding
> > call to pm_runtime_put(). This leads to that suppliers remains to be
> > runtime resumed forever, while they don't need to.
> >
> > Let's fix the behaviour by calling rpm_put_suppliers() when dropping a
> > device link. Not that, since rpm_put_suppliers() checks the
> > link->rpm_active flag, we can correctly avoid to call pm_runtime_put() in
> > cases when we shouldn't.
> >
> > Reported-by: Todor Tomov <todor.tomov@xxxxxxxxxx>
> > Fixes: 21d5c57b3726 ("PM / runtime: Use device links")
> > Signed-off-by: Ulf Hansson <ulf.hansson@xxxxxxxxxx>
> > ---
> >
> > Rafael, I am not sure if this is safe from locking point of view. The device
> > link write lock has been taken when pm_runtime_drop_link() is called, hence I
> > assume calling rpm_put_suppliers() should be fine!? If not, can you please
> > advise how to change?
> 
> Holding the lock should be sufficient for the list to be stable, so
> AFAICS it is OK.

So the patch has been applied, thanks!