[alsa-devel] [PATCH] ASoC: tegra: Use flat regcache.

Takashi Iwai tiwai at suse.de
Tue Mar 18 11:33:09 CET 2014

At Tue, 18 Mar 2014 10:28:58 +0000,
Mark Brown wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 18, 2014 at 07:46:09AM +0100, Takashi Iwai wrote:
> > kmemdup() with GFP_KERNEL in the lock context.  Ditto in
> > regmap_register_patch(), which calls krealloc() with GFP_KERNEL.
> So send a patch...

Yeah, yeah, don't rush :)

> > The former could be fixed by moving the lock like below.  The fix for
> > the latter depends on whether we need to protect map->patch_regs
> > growth from races or not.  If not, krealloc() can be moved out of the
> > lock.
> It should only be happening on init so probably not.  On the other hand
> doing it without any sort of locking isn't great.

Right.  OTOH, it's still better than papering over with GFP_ATOMIC, I
think.  We can just give a proper note in the function description,
for example.


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