Patchwork [3.5.y.z,extended,stable] Patch "pcmcia/vrc4171: Add missing spinlock init" has been added to staging queue

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Submitter Luis Henriques
Date Feb. 26, 2013, 4:12 p.m.
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Luis Henriques - Feb. 26, 2013, 4:12 p.m.
This is a note to let you know that I have just added a patch titled

    pcmcia/vrc4171: Add missing spinlock init

to the linux-3.5.y-queue branch of the 3.5.y.z extended stable tree 
which can be found at:;a=shortlog;h=refs/heads/linux-3.5.y-queue

If you, or anyone else, feels it should not be added to this tree, please 
reply to this email.

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From ce882b7301c05913caa3cb21e112edc3e72e7fde Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
From: Jean Delvare <>
Date: Sun, 16 Dec 2012 22:00:50 +0100
Subject: [PATCH] pcmcia/vrc4171: Add missing spinlock init

commit 811af9723859884f2f771f3174f3ddedab7c53b5 upstream.

It doesn't seem this spinlock was properly initialized. This bug was
introduced by commit 7a410e8d4d97457c8c381e2de9cdc7bd3306badc.

Signed-off-by: Jean Delvare <>
Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <>
Signed-off-by: Luis Henriques <>
 drivers/pcmcia/vrc4171_card.c | 1 +
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+)



diff --git a/drivers/pcmcia/vrc4171_card.c b/drivers/pcmcia/vrc4171_card.c
index 86e4a1a..6bb02ab 100644
--- a/drivers/pcmcia/vrc4171_card.c
+++ b/drivers/pcmcia/vrc4171_card.c
@@ -246,6 +246,7 @@  static int pccard_init(struct pcmcia_socket *sock)
 	socket = &vrc4171_sockets[slot];
 	socket->csc_irq = search_nonuse_irq();
 	socket->io_irq = search_nonuse_irq();
+	spin_lock_init(&socket->lock);

 	return 0;