From: Frederic Weisbecker on
There are no more users of procfs that implement the ioctl
callback. Drop the bkl from this path and warn on any use
of this callback.

Signed-off-by: Frederic Weisbecker <fweisbec(a)>
Cc: Arnd Bergmann <arnd(a)>
Cc: Thomas Gleixner <tglx(a)>
Cc: Andrew Morton <akpm(a)>
Cc: Ingo Molnar <mingo(a)>
Cc: John Kacur <jkacur(a)>
Cc: KAMEZAWA Hiroyuki <kamezawa.hiroyu(a)>
Cc: Al Viro <viro(a)>
fs/proc/inode.c | 4 ++--
1 files changed, 2 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

diff --git a/fs/proc/inode.c b/fs/proc/inode.c
index 445a02b..afcda85 100644
--- a/fs/proc/inode.c
+++ b/fs/proc/inode.c
@@ -231,9 +231,9 @@ static long proc_reg_unlocked_ioctl(struct file *file, unsigned int cmd, unsigne
if (rv == -ENOIOCTLCMD)
rv = -EINVAL;
} else if (ioctl) {
- lock_kernel();
+ WARN_ONCE(1, "Procfs ioctl handlers must use unlocked_ioctl, "
+ "%pf will be called without the Bkl held\n", ioctl);
rv = ioctl(file->f_path.dentry->d_inode, file, cmd, arg);
- unlock_kernel();


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