Commit cfb7267a authored by Michael Wu's avatar Michael Wu Committed by John W. Linville
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[PATCH] mac80211: remove rtnl locking in ieee80211_sta.c



The rtnl is held in ieee80211_sta.c to prevent some potential
configuration races with userspace. Unfortunately, it also has the
potential for deadlocks on interface down. This patch removes the
rtnl locking to eliminate the deadlocks.
Signed-off-by: default avatarMichael Wu <flamingice@sourmilk.net>
Signed-off-by: default avatarJohn W. Linville <linville@tuxdriver.com>
parent 33ccad35
......@@ -25,7 +25,6 @@
#include <linux/wireless.h>
#include <linux/random.h>
#include <linux/etherdevice.h>
#include <linux/rtnetlink.h>
#include <net/iw_handler.h>
#include <asm/types.h>
......@@ -2107,12 +2106,9 @@ static int ieee80211_sta_config_auth(struct net_device *dev,
struct ieee80211_sta_bss *bss, *selected = NULL;
int top_rssi = 0, freq;
rtnl_lock();
if (!ifsta->auto_channel_sel && !ifsta->auto_bssid_sel &&
!ifsta->auto_ssid_sel) {
ifsta->state = IEEE80211_AUTHENTICATE;
rtnl_unlock();
ieee80211_sta_reset_auth(dev, ifsta);
return 0;
}
......@@ -2155,7 +2151,6 @@ static int ieee80211_sta_config_auth(struct net_device *dev,
ieee80211_sta_set_bssid(dev, selected->bssid);
ieee80211_rx_bss_put(dev, selected);
ifsta->state = IEEE80211_AUTHENTICATE;
rtnl_unlock();
ieee80211_sta_reset_auth(dev, ifsta);
return 0;
} else {
......@@ -2166,7 +2161,6 @@ static int ieee80211_sta_config_auth(struct net_device *dev,
} else
ifsta->state = IEEE80211_DISABLED;
}
rtnl_unlock();
return -1;
}
......
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