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From: Greg KH <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>
To: Michael Ellerman <mpe@ellerman.id.au>
Cc: Nathan Lynch <nathanl@linux.ibm.com>,
	linuxppc-dev@lists.ozlabs.org, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org,
	jirislaby@kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] powerpc/udbg_hvc: retry putc on -EAGAIN
Date: Thu, 27 May 2021 13:10:23 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <YK9+HyS3zE09iUSe@kroah.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <87mtsliuzm.fsf@mpe.ellerman.id.au>

On Sun, May 23, 2021 at 08:51:09PM +1000, Michael Ellerman wrote:
> Greg KH <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org> writes:
> > On Fri, May 14, 2021 at 04:44:22PM -0500, Nathan Lynch wrote:
> >> hvterm_raw_put_chars() calls hvc_put_chars(), which may return -EAGAIN
> >> when the underlying hcall returns a "busy" status, but udbg_hvc_putc()
> >> doesn't handle this. When using xmon on a PowerVM guest, this can
> >> result in incomplete or garbled output when printing relatively large
> >> amounts of data quickly, such as when dumping the kernel log buffer.
> >> 
> >> Call again on -EAGAIN.
> >> 
> >> Signed-off-by: Nathan Lynch <nathanl@linux.ibm.com>
> >> ---
> >>  drivers/tty/hvc/hvc_vio.c | 2 +-
> >
> > Subject line does not match up with this file name.
> >
> > Don't you want "tty" and "hvc" in there somewhere?
> 
> It's a powerpc only driver, but I guess the subject should still be
> "tty: hvc: ..." to match convention.
> 
> I was planning to take this via the powerpc tree, but I can drop it if
> you'd rather take it.

No problem, feel free to take it yourself!

greg k-h

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From: Greg KH <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>
To: Michael Ellerman <mpe@ellerman.id.au>
Cc: Nathan Lynch <nathanl@linux.ibm.com>,
	jirislaby@kernel.org, linuxppc-dev@lists.ozlabs.org,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] powerpc/udbg_hvc: retry putc on -EAGAIN
Date: Thu, 27 May 2021 13:10:23 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <YK9+HyS3zE09iUSe@kroah.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <87mtsliuzm.fsf@mpe.ellerman.id.au>

On Sun, May 23, 2021 at 08:51:09PM +1000, Michael Ellerman wrote:
> Greg KH <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org> writes:
> > On Fri, May 14, 2021 at 04:44:22PM -0500, Nathan Lynch wrote:
> >> hvterm_raw_put_chars() calls hvc_put_chars(), which may return -EAGAIN
> >> when the underlying hcall returns a "busy" status, but udbg_hvc_putc()
> >> doesn't handle this. When using xmon on a PowerVM guest, this can
> >> result in incomplete or garbled output when printing relatively large
> >> amounts of data quickly, such as when dumping the kernel log buffer.
> >> 
> >> Call again on -EAGAIN.
> >> 
> >> Signed-off-by: Nathan Lynch <nathanl@linux.ibm.com>
> >> ---
> >>  drivers/tty/hvc/hvc_vio.c | 2 +-
> >
> > Subject line does not match up with this file name.
> >
> > Don't you want "tty" and "hvc" in there somewhere?
> 
> It's a powerpc only driver, but I guess the subject should still be
> "tty: hvc: ..." to match convention.
> 
> I was planning to take this via the powerpc tree, but I can drop it if
> you'd rather take it.

No problem, feel free to take it yourself!

greg k-h

  reply	other threads:[~2021-05-27 11:10 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 9+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-05-14 21:44 [PATCH] powerpc/udbg_hvc: retry putc on -EAGAIN Nathan Lynch
2021-05-14 21:44 ` Nathan Lynch
2021-05-21 12:47 ` Greg KH
2021-05-21 12:47   ` Greg KH
2021-05-23 10:51   ` Michael Ellerman
2021-05-23 10:51     ` Michael Ellerman
2021-05-27 11:10     ` Greg KH [this message]
2021-05-27 11:10       ` Greg KH
2021-06-06 12:08 ` Michael Ellerman

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