Commit 72250d44 authored by Arnd Bergmann's avatar Arnd Bergmann Committed by David S. Miller

i4l: kill big kernel lock

The isdn4linux driver uses the big kernel lock only
to serialize access to a few fields in its own
modem_info structure.

The easiest replacement is a driver-wide mutex.
More fine-grained locking would be more appropriate
here, but likely harder to implement.
Signed-off-by: default avatarArnd Bergmann <arnd@arndb.de>
Cc: Karsten Keil <isdn@linux-pingi.de>
Cc: netdev@vger.kernel.org
Signed-off-by: default avatarDavid S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
parent 0a5f1d47
......@@ -14,7 +14,7 @@
#include <linux/isdn.h>
#include <linux/slab.h>
#include <linux/delay.h>
#include <linux/smp_lock.h>
#include <linux/mutex.h>
#include "isdn_common.h"
#include "isdn_tty.h"
#ifdef CONFIG_ISDN_AUDIO
......@@ -28,6 +28,7 @@
/* Prototypes */
static DEFINE_MUTEX(modem_info_mutex);
static int isdn_tty_edit_at(const char *, int, modem_info *);
static void isdn_tty_check_esc(const u_char *, u_char, int, int *, u_long *);
static void isdn_tty_modem_reset_regs(modem_info *, int);
......@@ -1354,14 +1355,14 @@ isdn_tty_tiocmget(struct tty_struct *tty, struct file *file)
if (tty->flags & (1 << TTY_IO_ERROR))
return -EIO;
lock_kernel();
mutex_lock(&modem_info_mutex);
#ifdef ISDN_DEBUG_MODEM_IOCTL
printk(KERN_DEBUG "ttyI%d ioctl TIOCMGET\n", info->line);
#endif
control = info->mcr;
status = info->msr;
unlock_kernel();
mutex_unlock(&modem_info_mutex);
return ((control & UART_MCR_RTS) ? TIOCM_RTS : 0)
| ((control & UART_MCR_DTR) ? TIOCM_DTR : 0)
| ((status & UART_MSR_DCD) ? TIOCM_CAR : 0)
......@@ -1385,7 +1386,7 @@ isdn_tty_tiocmset(struct tty_struct *tty, struct file *file,
printk(KERN_DEBUG "ttyI%d ioctl TIOCMxxx: %x %x\n", info->line, set, clear);
#endif
lock_kernel();
mutex_lock(&modem_info_mutex);
if (set & TIOCM_RTS)
info->mcr |= UART_MCR_RTS;
if (set & TIOCM_DTR) {
......@@ -1407,7 +1408,7 @@ isdn_tty_tiocmset(struct tty_struct *tty, struct file *file,
isdn_tty_modem_hup(info, 1);
}
}
unlock_kernel();
mutex_unlock(&modem_info_mutex);
return 0;
}
......
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