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[PATCH 64/68] TTY: pdc_cons, fix open vs timer race



The timer is initialized too late. tty->open may fire an invalid
timer. So initialize the timer earlier using DEFINE_TIMER.

Signed-off-by: Jiri Slaby <jslaby@xxxxxxx>
Cc: Kyle McMartin <kyle@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Cc: Helge Deller <deller@xxxxxx>
Cc: "James E.J. Bottomley" <jejb@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
---
 arch/parisc/kernel/pdc_cons.c |    7 ++-----
 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 5 deletions(-)

diff --git a/arch/parisc/kernel/pdc_cons.c b/arch/parisc/kernel/pdc_cons.c
index c1db65f..8ad0521 100644
--- a/arch/parisc/kernel/pdc_cons.c
+++ b/arch/parisc/kernel/pdc_cons.c
@@ -90,7 +90,8 @@ static int pdc_console_setup(struct console *co, char *options)
 
 #define PDC_CONS_POLL_DELAY (30 * HZ / 1000)
 
-static struct timer_list pdc_console_timer;
+static void pdc_console_poll(unsigned long unused);
+static DEFINE_TIMER(pdc_console_timer, pdc_console_poll, 0, 0);
 
 static int pdc_console_tty_open(struct tty_struct *tty, struct file *filp)
 {
@@ -205,10 +206,6 @@ static int __init pdc_console_tty_driver_init(void)
 
 	pdc_console_tty_driver = drv;
 
-	/* No need to initialize the pdc_console_timer if tty isn't allocated */
-	init_timer(&pdc_console_timer);
-	pdc_console_timer.function = pdc_console_poll;
-
 	return 0;
 }
 
-- 
1.7.9.2


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