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From: Marek Vasut <marex@denx.de>
To: Thorsten Leemhuis <regressions@leemhuis.info>,
	Miquel Raynal <miquel.raynal@bootlin.com>,
	Francesco Dolcini <francesco@dolcini.it>
Cc: Richard Weinberger <richard@nod.at>,
	Vignesh Raghavendra <vigneshr@ti.com>,
	linux-mtd@lists.infradead.org,
	Francesco Dolcini <francesco.dolcini@toradex.com>,
	Shawn Guo <shawnguo@kernel.org>,
	linux-arm-kernel@lists.infradead.org, stable@vger.kernel.org,
	u-boot@lists.denx.de
Subject: Re: [PATCH v1] mtd: parsers: ofpart: Fix parsing when size-cells is 0
Date: Sun, 4 Dec 2022 16:50:51 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <7feb2cde-bfeb-5f8c-8cc4-7870e6fcf56c@denx.de> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <b652fe29-5fbc-b548-266a-d494733b6e32@leemhuis.info>

On 12/4/22 13:59, Thorsten Leemhuis wrote:
> On 04.12.22 13:50, Marek Vasut wrote:
>> On 12/2/22 16:56, Thorsten Leemhuis wrote:
>>> On 02.12.22 15:31, Marek Vasut wrote:
>>>> On 12/2/22 15:05, Miquel Raynal wrote:
>>>> [...]
>>>>> 3. To fix the current situation:
>>>>>       Immediately revert commit (and prevent it from being backported):
>>>>>       753395ea1e45 ("ARM: dts: imx7: Fix NAND controller size-cells")
>>>>>       This way your own boot flow is fixed in the short term.
>>>>
>>>> Here I disagree, the fix is correct and I think we shouldn't proliferate
>>>> incorrect DTs which don't match the binding document. Rather, if a
>>>> bootloader generates incorrect (new) DT entries, I believe the driver
>>>> should implement a fixup and warn user about this. PC does that as well
>>>> with broken ACPI tables as far as I can tell.
>>>
>>> Well, that might be the right solution in the long run, that's up for
>>> others to decide, but we need to fix this *quickly*. For two reasons
>>> actually: the 6.1 release is near and the change was backported to
>>> stable already.
>>>
>>> For details wrt to the "quickly", see "Prioritize work on fixing
>>> regressions" here:
>>> https://docs.kernel.org/process/handling-regressions.html
>>>
>>> IOW: Ideally it should be fixed by Sunday.
>>>
>>> I'll hence likely soon will point Linus to this and suggest to revert
>>> this, unless there are strong reasons against that or some sort of
>>> agreement on a better solution.
>>
>> You might want to wait until everyone is back on Monday, the discussion
>> is still ongoing, but it seems to be getting to a conclusion.
> 
> Yeah, came to a similar conclusion, but want to mentioned it
> nevertheless and already have this prepared (together will appropriate
> links to the discussion):
> 
> ```
> A regression causing boot failures on iMX7 (due to a backport this is
> also affecting 6.0.y) could be fixed with a quick revert as well. But
> looks like there is no need for it, after some back and forth the
> developers that care are close to come to an agreement how to fix the
> problem properly soonish:
> ```

ACK, thanks

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  reply	other threads:[~2022-12-04 18:55 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 48+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2022-12-02  7:19 [PATCH v1] mtd: parsers: ofpart: Fix parsing when size-cells is 0 Francesco Dolcini
2022-12-02  9:14 ` Miquel Raynal
2022-12-02 10:12   ` Francesco Dolcini
2022-12-02 10:24     ` Francesco Dolcini
2022-12-02 10:53       ` Miquel Raynal
2022-12-02 11:23         ` Francesco Dolcini
2022-12-02 14:05           ` Miquel Raynal
2022-12-02 14:31             ` Marek Vasut
2022-12-02 15:00               ` Miquel Raynal
2022-12-02 15:23                 ` Marek Vasut
2022-12-02 15:49                   ` Miquel Raynal
2022-12-02 16:01                     ` Miquel Raynal
2022-12-02 16:17                     ` Marek Vasut
2022-12-02 16:42                       ` Miquel Raynal
2022-12-02 16:52                         ` Marek Vasut
2022-12-02 16:57                           ` Miquel Raynal
2022-12-02 17:08                             ` Marek Vasut
2022-12-05 11:26                               ` Francesco Dolcini
2022-12-05 13:49                                 ` Miquel Raynal
2022-12-05 16:25                                   ` Marek Vasut
2022-12-15  7:16                                     ` Miquel Raynal
2022-12-15  7:45                                       ` Marek Vasut
2022-12-15  8:04                                         ` Miquel Raynal
2022-12-16  0:36                                           ` Marek Vasut
2022-12-16  7:52                                             ` Francesco Dolcini
2022-12-16  7:45                                       ` Francesco Dolcini
2022-12-16 10:46                                         ` Marek Vasut
2022-12-16 11:01                                           ` Miquel Raynal
2022-12-16 12:37                                             ` Francesco Dolcini
2022-12-16 13:37                                               ` Miquel Raynal
2022-12-16 14:32                                                 ` Marek Vasut
2022-12-16 15:35                                                   ` Miquel Raynal
2022-12-16 16:30                                                     ` Francesco Dolcini
2023-01-02  9:40                                                       ` Miquel Raynal
2023-01-05 11:33                                                         ` Miquel Raynal
2023-01-05 12:47                                                           ` Francesco Dolcini
2023-01-05 14:51                                                             ` Marek Vasut
2023-01-05 15:03                                                               ` Miquel Raynal
2022-12-02 17:20                         ` Francesco Dolcini
2022-12-05 11:30                           ` Francesco Dolcini
2022-12-05 15:28                             ` Miquel Raynal
2022-12-02 16:45                       ` Francesco Dolcini
2022-12-02 17:05                         ` Miquel Raynal
2022-12-02 15:56               ` Thorsten Leemhuis
2022-12-04 12:50                 ` Marek Vasut
2022-12-04 12:59                   ` Thorsten Leemhuis
2022-12-04 15:50                     ` Marek Vasut [this message]
2022-12-02 12:43 ` Greg KH

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