[PATCH 2/2] ucc_geth: Fix deadlock
joakim.tjernlund at transmode.se
Mon Nov 15 01:43:37 EST 2010
Anton Vorontsov <cbouatmailru at gmail.com> wrote on 2010/11/12 15:09:47:
> On Fri, Nov 12, 2010 at 02:55:09PM +0100, Joakim Tjernlund wrote:
> > This script:
> > while [ 1==1 ] ; do ifconfig eth0 up; usleep 1950000 ;ifconfig eth0 down; dmesg -c ;done
> > causes in just a second or two:
> > INFO: task ifconfig:572 blocked for more than 120 seconds.
> > The reason appears to be ucc_geth_stop meets adjust_link as the
> > PHY reports PHY changes. I belive adjust_link hangs somewhere,
> > holding the PHY lock, because ucc_geth_stop disabled the
> > controller HW.
> > Fix is to stop the PHY before disabling the controller.
> > Signed-off-by: Joakim Tjernlund <Joakim.Tjernlund at transmode.se>
> It's unclear where exactly adjust_link() hangs, but the patch
> looks as the right thing overall.
Yes, I too cannot find where it is hanging, just that it is hanging somewhere.
I am starting to think it is hanging somewhere else. Anyhow, the hang
goes away 100% when this patch is applied.
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