From: Omar Sandoval <osan...@fb.com>

kclist_add() is only called at init time, so there's no point in
grabbing any locks. We're also going to replace the rwlock with a rwsem,
which we don't want to try grabbing during early boot.

Signed-off-by: Omar Sandoval <osan...@fb.com>
---
 fs/proc/kcore.c | 3 +--
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 2 deletions(-)

diff --git a/fs/proc/kcore.c b/fs/proc/kcore.c
index 66c373230e60..ddeeb3a5a015 100644
--- a/fs/proc/kcore.c
+++ b/fs/proc/kcore.c
@@ -62,6 +62,7 @@ static LIST_HEAD(kclist_head);
 static DEFINE_RWLOCK(kclist_lock);
 static int kcore_need_update = 1;
 
+/* This doesn't grab kclist_lock, so it should only be used at init time. */
 void
 kclist_add(struct kcore_list *new, void *addr, size_t size, int type)
 {
@@ -69,9 +70,7 @@ kclist_add(struct kcore_list *new, void *addr, size_t size, 
int type)
        new->size = size;
        new->type = type;
 
-       write_lock(&kclist_lock);
        list_add_tail(&new->list, &kclist_head);
-       write_unlock(&kclist_lock);
 }
 
 static size_t get_kcore_size(int *nphdr, size_t *elf_buflen)
-- 
2.18.0

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