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From: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>
To: Scott Branden <scott.branden@broadcom.com>
Cc: Luis Chamberlain <mcgrof@kernel.org>,
	Andy Gross <andy.gross@linaro.org>,
	David Brown <david.brown@linaro.org>,
	Alexander Viro <viro@zeniv.linux.org.uk>,
	"Rafael J . Wysocki" <rafael@kernel.org>,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, linux-arm-msm@vger.kernel.org,
	linux-fsdevel@vger.kernel.org,
	BCM Kernel Feedback <bcm-kernel-feedback-list@broadcom.com>,
	Olof Johansson <olof@lixom.net>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 3/3] soc: qcom: mdt_loader: add offset to request_firmware_into_buf
Date: Thu, 23 May 2019 07:52:12 +0200
Message-ID: <20190523055212.GA22946@kroah.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20190523025113.4605-4-scott.branden@broadcom.com>

On Wed, May 22, 2019 at 07:51:13PM -0700, Scott Branden wrote:
> Adjust request_firmware_into_buf API to allow for portions
> of firmware file to be read into a buffer.  mdt_loader still
> retricts request fo whole file read into buffer.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Scott Branden <scott.branden@broadcom.com>
> ---
>  drivers/soc/qcom/mdt_loader.c | 7 +++++--
>  1 file changed, 5 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
> 
> diff --git a/drivers/soc/qcom/mdt_loader.c b/drivers/soc/qcom/mdt_loader.c
> index 1c488024c698..ad20d159699c 100644
> --- a/drivers/soc/qcom/mdt_loader.c
> +++ b/drivers/soc/qcom/mdt_loader.c
> @@ -172,8 +172,11 @@ static int __qcom_mdt_load(struct device *dev, const struct firmware *fw,
>  
>  		if (phdr->p_filesz) {
>  			sprintf(fw_name + fw_name_len - 3, "b%02d", i);
> -			ret = request_firmware_into_buf(&seg_fw, fw_name, dev,
> -							ptr, phdr->p_filesz);
> +			ret = request_firmware_into_buf
> +						(&seg_fw, fw_name, dev,
> +						 ptr, phdr->p_filesz,
> +						 0,
> +						 KERNEL_PREAD_FLAG_WHOLE);

So, all that work in the first 2 patches for no real change at all?  Why
are these changes even needed?

And didn't you break this driver in patch 2/3?  You can't fix it up
later here, you need to also resolve that in the 2nd patch.

thanks,

greg k-h

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Thread overview: 20+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-05-23  2:51 [PATCH 0/3] fs: add partial file read support Scott Branden
2019-05-23  2:51 ` [PATCH 1/3] fs: introduce kernel_pread_file* support Scott Branden
2019-05-23  2:51 ` [PATCH 2/3] firmware: add offset to request_firmware_into_buf Scott Branden
2019-05-23  5:52   ` Greg Kroah-Hartman
2019-05-23 16:36     ` Scott Branden
2019-05-23 16:54       ` Greg Kroah-Hartman
2019-05-24  5:01         ` Scott Branden
2019-05-24  5:22           ` Greg Kroah-Hartman
2019-08-01  0:18             ` Scott Branden
2019-08-01  6:18               ` Greg Kroah-Hartman
2019-08-01 17:42                 ` Luis Chamberlain
2019-08-01 18:15                   ` Scott Branden
2019-08-19 22:22                     ` Luis Chamberlain
2019-05-23  2:51 ` [PATCH 3/3] soc: qcom: mdt_loader: " Scott Branden
2019-05-23  5:52   ` Greg Kroah-Hartman [this message]
2019-05-23 16:41     ` Scott Branden
2019-05-23 16:56       ` Greg Kroah-Hartman
2019-05-27  5:36         ` Bjorn Andersson
2019-07-30 23:02           ` Scott Branden
2019-08-22 19:33         ` Scott Branden

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