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-rw-r--r--drivers/hid/uhid.c33
1 files changed, 24 insertions, 9 deletions
diff --git a/drivers/hid/uhid.c b/drivers/hid/uhid.c
index 16b6f11a0700..99ec3ff7563b 100644
--- a/drivers/hid/uhid.c
+++ b/drivers/hid/uhid.c
@@ -51,10 +51,26 @@ struct uhid_device {
u32 report_id;
u32 report_type;
struct uhid_event report_buf;
+ struct work_struct worker;
};
static struct miscdevice uhid_misc;
+static void uhid_device_add_worker(struct work_struct *work)
+{
+ struct uhid_device *uhid = container_of(work, struct uhid_device, worker);
+ int ret;
+
+ ret = hid_add_device(uhid->hid);
+ if (ret) {
+ hid_err(uhid->hid, "Cannot register HID device: error %d\n", ret);
+
+ hid_destroy_device(uhid->hid);
+ uhid->hid = NULL;
+ uhid->running = false;
+ }
+}
+
static void uhid_queue(struct uhid_device *uhid, struct uhid_event *ev)
{
__u8 newhead;
@@ -498,18 +514,14 @@ static int uhid_dev_create2(struct uhid_device *uhid,
uhid->hid = hid;
uhid->running = true;
- ret = hid_add_device(hid);
- if (ret) {
- hid_err(hid, "Cannot register HID device\n");
- goto err_hid;
- }
+ /* Adding of a HID device is done through a worker, to allow HID drivers
+ * which use feature requests during .probe to work, without they would
+ * be blocked on devlock, which is held by uhid_char_write.
+ */
+ schedule_work(&uhid->worker);
return 0;
-err_hid:
- hid_destroy_device(hid);
- uhid->hid = NULL;
- uhid->running = false;
err_free:
kfree(uhid->rd_data);
uhid->rd_data = NULL;
@@ -550,6 +562,8 @@ static int uhid_dev_destroy(struct uhid_device *uhid)
uhid->running = false;
wake_up_interruptible(&uhid->report_wait);
+ cancel_work_sync(&uhid->worker);
+
hid_destroy_device(uhid->hid);
kfree(uhid->rd_data);
@@ -612,6 +626,7 @@ static int uhid_char_open(struct inode *inode, struct file *file)
init_waitqueue_head(&uhid->waitq);
init_waitqueue_head(&uhid->report_wait);
uhid->running = false;
+ INIT_WORK(&uhid->worker, uhid_device_add_worker);
file->private_data = uhid;
nonseekable_open(inode, file);

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