[PATCH] tty/hvc/hvc_console: Fix wakeup of HVC thread on hvc_kick()
gregkh at linuxfoundation.org
Thu May 29 06:32:48 EST 2014
On Wed, May 28, 2014 at 10:01:30AM +1000, Benjamin Herrenschmidt wrote:
> On Fri, 2014-05-23 at 19:41 +1000, Benjamin Herrenschmidt wrote:
> > Some backends call hvc_kick() to wakeup the HVC thread from its
> > slumber upon incoming characters. This however doesn't work
> > properly because it uses msleep_interruptible() which is mostly
> > immune to wake_up_process(). It will basically go back to sleep
> > until the timeout is expired (only signals can really wake it).
> > Replace it with a simple shedule_timeout_interruptible() instead,
> > which may wakeup earlier every now and then but we really don't
> > care in this case.
> Nobody commented ? :-)
> Greg, do you want to take this in the tty tree or can I stick it in
> powerpc ?
I'll take it, thanks.
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