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From: "Sa, Nuno" <Nuno.Sa@analog.com>
To: Jonathan Cameron <jic23@kernel.org>,
	"linux-iio@vger.kernel.org" <linux-iio@vger.kernel.org>
Cc: Jonathan Cameron <Jonathan.Cameron@huawei.com>,
	Eugen Hristev <eugen.hristev@microchip.com>,
	Andreas Klinger <ak@it-klinger.d>,
	Song Qiang <songqiang1304521@gmail.com>,
	Mathieu Othacehe <m.othacehe@gmail.com>,
	Parthiban Nallathambi <pn@denx.de>
Subject: RE: [PATCH RESEND 0/8] IIO: Alignment fixes part 3 - __aligned(8) used to ensure alignment
Date: Mon, 14 Jun 2021 08:03:20 +0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <PH0PR03MB6366479D135F6D96D3FD4F1C99319@PH0PR03MB6366.namprd03.prod.outlook.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20210613152301.571002-1-jic23@kernel.org>

Hi Jonathan,

> From: Jonathan Cameron <jic23@kernel.org>
> Sent: Sunday, June 13, 2021 5:23 PM
> To: linux-iio@vger.kernel.org
> Cc: Jonathan Cameron <Jonathan.Cameron@huawei.com>; Eugen
> Hristev <eugen.hristev@microchip.com>; Andreas Klinger <ak@it-
> klinger.d>; Song Qiang <songqiang1304521@gmail.com>; Mathieu
> Othacehe <m.othacehe@gmail.com>; Parthiban Nallathambi
> <pn@denx.de>
> Subject: [PATCH RESEND 0/8] IIO: Alignment fixes part 3 - __aligned(8)
> used to ensure alignment
> 
> From: Jonathan Cameron <Jonathan.Cameron@huawei.com>
> 
> Resent as none of these have had any comments since being sent out
> over
> a month ago.  Note these are very straight forward, but I've messed up
> such things in the past so really appreciate it if someone takes the time
> to do a quick sanity check.
> 
> I have picked up those patches that did get review in first posting and
> dropped them from this posting.
> 
> Cover letter from first posting.
> 
> I finally got around to do a manual audit of all the calls to
> iio_push_to_buffers_with_timestamp() which has the somewhat odd
> requirements
> of:
> 1. 8 byte alignment of the provided buffer.
> 2. space for an 8 byte naturally aligned timestamp to be inserted at the
>    end.
> 
> Unfortunately there were rather a lot of these left, but time to bite
> the bullet
> and clean them up.
> 
> As discussed previous in
> https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://lore.kernel.org/linux-
> iio/20200920112742.170751-1-
> jic23@kernel.org/__;!!A3Ni8CS0y2Y!uCn6NSpGUvHYdcFazn7flxxjh8RA
> RqPCumitrRDDgGAjXF7crgi911KY2v_iyw$
> it is not easy to fix the alignment issue without requiring a bounce
> buffer
> (see part 4 of the alignment fixes for a proposal for that where it is
> absolutely necessary).
> 
> Part 3 contains the cases where the struct approach in part 2 did not
> seem
> appropriate.  Normally there are two possible reasons for this.
> 1.  Would have required an additional memset operation to avoid any
>     possibility of leaking kernel data.
> 2.  The location of the timestamp may depend on the channels
> enabled.
>     This normally happens when the max sizeof channels is greater than
>     8 bytes.
> 
> Once all cases are fixes, I'll take a look at hardening against any
> accidental reintroductions. Note that on many platforms and usecases
> the
> bug in question will never occur.
> 
> Cc: Eugen Hristev <eugen.hristev@microchip.com>
> Cc: Andreas Klinger <ak@it-klinger.d>
> Cc: Song Qiang <songqiang1304521@gmail.com>
> Cc: Mathieu Othacehe <m.othacehe@gmail.com>
> Cc: Parthiban Nallathambi <pn@denx.de>
> 
> Jonathan Cameron (8):
>   iio: adc: at91-sama5d2: Fix buffer alignment in
>     iio_push_to_buffers_with_timestamp()
>   iio: adc: hx711: Fix buffer alignment in
>     iio_push_to_buffers_with_timestamp()
>   iio: adc: mxs-lradc: Fix buffer alignment in
>     iio_push_to_buffers_with_timestamp()
>   iio: adc: ti-ads8688: Fix alignment of buffer in
>     iio_push_to_buffers_with_timestamp()
>   iio: magn: rm3100: Fix alignment of buffer in
>     iio_push_to_buffers_with_timestamp()
>   iio: light: vcnl4000: Fix buffer alignment in
>     iio_push_to_buffers_with_timestamp()
>   iio: light: vcnl4035: Fix buffer alignment in
>     iio_push_to_buffers_with_timestamp()
>   iio: prox: isl29501: Fix buffer alignment in
>     iio_push_to_buffers_with_timestamp()
> 
>  drivers/iio/adc/at91-sama5d2_adc.c     | 3 ++-
>  drivers/iio/adc/hx711.c                | 4 ++--
>  drivers/iio/adc/mxs-lradc-adc.c        | 3 ++-
>  drivers/iio/adc/ti-ads8688.c           | 3 ++-
>  drivers/iio/light/vcnl4000.c           | 2 +-
>  drivers/iio/light/vcnl4035.c           | 3 ++-
>  drivers/iio/magnetometer/rm3100-core.c | 3 ++-
>  drivers/iio/proximity/isl29501.c       | 2 +-
>  8 files changed, 14 insertions(+), 9 deletions(-)
> 
> --
> 2.32.0

LGTM. For the whole series:

Reviewed-by: Nuno Sá <nuno.sa@analog.com>

- Nuno Sá

  parent reply	other threads:[~2021-06-14  8:48 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 11+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-06-13 15:22 Jonathan Cameron
2021-06-13 15:22 ` [PATCH RESEND 1/8] iio: adc: at91-sama5d2: Fix buffer alignment in iio_push_to_buffers_with_timestamp() Jonathan Cameron
2021-06-13 15:22 ` [PATCH RESEND 2/8] iio: adc: hx711: " Jonathan Cameron
2021-06-13 15:22 ` [PATCH RESEND 3/8] iio: adc: mxs-lradc: " Jonathan Cameron
2021-06-13 15:22 ` [PATCH RESEND 4/8] iio: adc: ti-ads8688: Fix alignment of buffer " Jonathan Cameron
2021-06-13 15:22 ` [PATCH RESEND 5/8] iio: magn: rm3100: " Jonathan Cameron
2021-06-13 15:22 ` [PATCH RESEND 6/8] iio: light: vcnl4000: Fix buffer alignment " Jonathan Cameron
2021-06-13 15:23 ` [PATCH RESEND 7/8] iio: light: vcnl4035: " Jonathan Cameron
2021-06-13 15:23 ` [PATCH RESEND 8/8] iio: prox: isl29501: " Jonathan Cameron
2021-06-14  8:03 ` Sa, Nuno [this message]
2021-06-14 10:43   ` [PATCH RESEND 0/8] IIO: Alignment fixes part 3 - __aligned(8) used to ensure alignment Jonathan Cameron

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