Commit a1227f3c authored by Stanislaw Gruszka's avatar Stanislaw Gruszka Committed by Greg Kroah-Hartman
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usb: ehci: fix deadlock when threadirqs option is used

ehci_irq() and ehci_hrtimer_func() can deadlock on ehci->lock when
threadirqs option is used. To prevent the deadlock use
spin_lock_irqsave() in ehci_irq().

This change can be reverted when hrtimer callbacks become threaded.
Signed-off-by: default avatarStanislaw Gruszka <>
Cc: stable <>
Acked-by: default avatarAlan Stern <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarGreg Kroah-Hartman <>
parent 6dbd46c8
......@@ -685,8 +685,15 @@ static irqreturn_t ehci_irq (struct usb_hcd *hcd)
struct ehci_hcd *ehci = hcd_to_ehci (hcd);
u32 status, masked_status, pcd_status = 0, cmd;
int bh;
unsigned long flags;
spin_lock (&ehci->lock);
* For threadirqs option we use spin_lock_irqsave() variant to prevent
* deadlock with ehci hrtimer callback, because hrtimer callbacks run
* in interrupt context even when threadirqs is specified. We can go
* back to spin_lock() variant when hrtimer callbacks become threaded.
spin_lock_irqsave(&ehci->lock, flags);
status = ehci_readl(ehci, &ehci->regs->status);
......@@ -704,7 +711,7 @@ static irqreturn_t ehci_irq (struct usb_hcd *hcd)
/* Shared IRQ? */
if (!masked_status || unlikely(ehci->rh_state == EHCI_RH_HALTED)) {
spin_unlock_irqrestore(&ehci->lock, flags);
return IRQ_NONE;
......@@ -815,7 +822,7 @@ dead:
if (bh)
ehci_work (ehci);
spin_unlock (&ehci->lock);
spin_unlock_irqrestore(&ehci->lock, flags);
if (pcd_status)
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