Commit fc401e69 authored by Pete Zaitcev's avatar Pete Zaitcev Committed by Greg Kroah-Hartman
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usblp: mutex in usblp_check_status

Add a mutex to protect the ->statusbuf. Not really an issue, because CUPS
is single-threaded when it talks to the printer, but I feel safer this way.
This should be deadlock-free, but I kept this as a separate patch in case
someone ends running a git bisect.
Signed-off-by: default avatarPete Zaitcev <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarGreg Kroah-Hartman <>
parent 7b5cd5fe
......@@ -345,16 +345,17 @@ static int usblp_check_status(struct usblp *usblp, int err)
unsigned char status, newerr = 0;
int error;
error = usblp_read_status (usblp, usblp->statusbuf);
if (error < 0) {
if ((error = usblp_read_status(usblp, usblp->statusbuf)) < 0) {
if (printk_ratelimit())
"usblp%d: error %d reading printer status\n",
usblp->minor, error);
return 0;
status = *usblp->statusbuf;
if (~status & LP_PERRORP)
newerr = 3;
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