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From: Greg KH <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>
To: Christoph Hellwig <hch@lst.de>
Cc: Maarten Lankhorst <maarten.lankhorst@linux.intel.com>,
	Maxime Ripard <maxime.ripard@bootlin.com>,
	Sean Paul <sean@poorly.run>, David Airlie <airlied@linux.ie>,
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	Rodrigo Vivi <rodrigo.vivi@intel.com>,
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Subject: Re: [PATCH 12/16] staging/comedi: mark as broken
Date: Fri, 14 Jun 2019 16:02:39 +0200
Message-ID: <20190614140239.GA7234@kroah.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20190614134726.3827-13-hch@lst.de>

On Fri, Jun 14, 2019 at 03:47:22PM +0200, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> comedi_buf.c abuse the DMA API in gravely broken ways, as it assumes it
> can call virt_to_page on the result, and the just remap it as uncached
> using vmap.  Disable the driver until this API abuse has been fixed.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Christoph Hellwig <hch@lst.de>
> ---
>  drivers/staging/comedi/Kconfig | 1 +
>  1 file changed, 1 insertion(+)
> 
> diff --git a/drivers/staging/comedi/Kconfig b/drivers/staging/comedi/Kconfig
> index 049b659fa6ad..e7c021d76cfa 100644
> --- a/drivers/staging/comedi/Kconfig
> +++ b/drivers/staging/comedi/Kconfig
> @@ -1,6 +1,7 @@
>  # SPDX-License-Identifier: GPL-2.0
>  config COMEDI
>  	tristate "Data acquisition support (comedi)"
> +	depends on BROKEN

Um, that's a huge sledgehammer.

Perhaps a hint as to how we can fix this up?  This is the first time
I've heard of the comedi code not handling dma properly.

thanks,

greg k-h

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Thread overview: 37+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-06-14 13:47 use exact allocation for dma coherent memory Christoph Hellwig
2019-06-14 13:47 ` [PATCH 01/16] media: videobuf-dma-contig: use dma_mmap_coherent Christoph Hellwig
2019-06-14 13:47 ` [PATCH 02/16] drm/ati_pcigart: stop using drm_pci_alloc Christoph Hellwig
2019-06-14 13:47 ` [PATCH 03/16] drm/i915: " Christoph Hellwig
2019-06-14 16:45   ` [Intel-gfx] " Ville Syrjälä
2019-06-14 13:47 ` [PATCH 04/16] drm: move drm_pci_{alloc,free} to drm_legacy Christoph Hellwig
2019-06-14 13:47 ` [PATCH 05/16] drm: don't mark pages returned from drm_pci_alloc reserved Christoph Hellwig
2019-06-14 13:47 ` [PATCH 06/16] drm: don't pass __GFP_COMP to dma_alloc_coherent in drm_pci_alloc Christoph Hellwig
2019-06-14 13:47 ` [PATCH 07/16] IB/hfi1: stop passing bogus gfp flags arguments to dma_alloc_coherent Christoph Hellwig
2019-06-14 13:47 ` [PATCH 08/16] IB/qib: " Christoph Hellwig
2019-06-14 13:47 ` [PATCH 09/16] cnic: " Christoph Hellwig
2019-06-14 13:47 ` [PATCH 10/16] iwlwifi: " Christoph Hellwig
2019-06-14 13:47 ` [PATCH 11/16] s390/ism: " Christoph Hellwig
2019-06-14 13:47 ` [PATCH 12/16] staging/comedi: mark as broken Christoph Hellwig
2019-06-14 14:02   ` Greg KH [this message]
2019-06-14 14:48     ` Christoph Hellwig
2019-06-14 15:30       ` Greg KH
2019-06-14 15:34         ` Christoph Hellwig
2019-06-17 13:15           ` Ian Abbott
2019-06-14 13:47 ` [PATCH 13/16] mm: rename alloc_pages_exact_nid to alloc_pages_exact_node Christoph Hellwig
2019-06-14 13:47 ` [PATCH 14/16] mm: use alloc_pages_exact_node to implement alloc_pages_exact Christoph Hellwig
2019-06-14 13:47 ` [PATCH 15/16] dma-mapping: clear __GFP_COMP in dma_alloc_attrs Christoph Hellwig
2019-06-14 13:47 ` [PATCH 16/16] dma-mapping: use exact allocation in dma_alloc_contiguous Christoph Hellwig
2019-06-14 14:15   ` David Laight
2019-06-14 14:50     ` Christoph Hellwig
2019-06-14 15:01       ` David Laight
2019-06-14 15:05         ` Christoph Hellwig
2019-06-14 15:05       ` Robin Murphy
2019-06-14 15:08         ` Christoph Hellwig
2019-06-14 15:16         ` David Laight
2019-06-17  8:21 ` use exact allocation for dma coherent memory Dan Carpenter
2019-06-17  8:33   ` Christoph Hellwig
2019-06-19 16:29     ` Jason Gunthorpe
2019-06-20 10:51       ` Christoph Hellwig
2019-07-01  8:48 ` Christoph Hellwig
2019-07-02  9:48   ` Arend Van Spriel
2019-07-08 18:43     ` Christoph Hellwig

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