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From: Marc Zyngier <maz@misterjones.org>
To: Jisheng Zhang <Jisheng.Zhang@synaptics.com>
Cc: Kishon Vijay Abraham I <kishon@ti.com>,
	Lorenzo Pieralisi <lorenzo.pieralisi@arm.com>,
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Subject: Re: [PATCH v2 2/5] PCI: dwc: Check alloc_page() return value
Date: Tue, 29 Sep 2020 18:29:52 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <74af578c79bd09f2111e5438917f2c6e@misterjones.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20200924190623.3251c2ac@xhacker.debian>

On 2020-09-24 12:06, Jisheng Zhang wrote:
> We need to check alloc_page() succeed or not before continuing.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Jisheng Zhang <Jisheng.Zhang@synaptics.com>
> ---
>  drivers/pci/controller/dwc/pcie-designware-host.c | 5 +++++
>  1 file changed, 5 insertions(+)
> 
> diff --git a/drivers/pci/controller/dwc/pcie-designware-host.c
> b/drivers/pci/controller/dwc/pcie-designware-host.c
> index 0a19de946351..9e04e8ef3aa4 100644
> --- a/drivers/pci/controller/dwc/pcie-designware-host.c
> +++ b/drivers/pci/controller/dwc/pcie-designware-host.c
> @@ -303,6 +303,11 @@ void dw_pcie_msi_init(struct pcie_port *pp)
>  	u64 msi_target;
> 
>  	pp->msi_page = alloc_page(GFP_KERNEL);
> +	if (!pp->msi_page) {
> +		dev_err(dev, "Failed to alloc MSI page\n");

A failing allocation will already scream, so there is no need to
add insult to injury.

More importantly, what is this MSI page ever used for? If I remember
well, this is just a random address that never gets written to.

So why do we allocate a page here? Why do we bother with this DMA
mapping?

         M.
-- 
Who you jivin' with that Cosmik Debris?

  parent reply	other threads:[~2020-09-29 17:55 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 30+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-09-24 11:05 [PATCH v2 0/5] PCI: dwc: improve msi handling Jisheng Zhang
2020-09-24 11:05 ` [PATCH v2 1/5] PCI: dwc: Call dma_unmap_page() before freeing the msi page Jisheng Zhang
2020-09-24 11:48   ` Gustavo Pimentel
2020-09-24 11:06 ` [PATCH v2 2/5] PCI: dwc: Check alloc_page() return value Jisheng Zhang
2020-09-24 11:47   ` Gustavo Pimentel
2020-09-29 17:29   ` Marc Zyngier [this message]
2020-09-30  1:23     ` Jisheng Zhang
2020-09-24 11:06 ` [PATCH v2 3/5] PCI: dwc: Rename dw_pcie_free_msi to dw_pcie_msi_deinit Jisheng Zhang
2020-09-24 11:49   ` Gustavo Pimentel
2020-09-24 11:07 ` [PATCH v2 4/5] PCI: dwc: Skip PCIE_MSI_INTR0* programming if MSI is disabled Jisheng Zhang
2020-09-24 11:49   ` Gustavo Pimentel
2020-09-24 11:07 ` [PATCH v2 5/5] PCI: dwc: Move dw_pcie_msi_init() from each users to designware host Jisheng Zhang
2020-10-08  5:43   ` Vidya Sagar
2021-03-07 22:10   ` Krzysztof Wilczyński
2021-03-11  6:50     ` Jisheng Zhang
2020-09-25  8:53 ` [PATCH v2 0/5] PCI: dwc: improve msi handling Jon Hunter
2020-09-25  9:17   ` Jisheng Zhang
2020-09-25  9:27     ` Jisheng Zhang
2020-09-25 15:13       ` Jon Hunter
2020-09-27  8:28         ` Jisheng Zhang
2020-09-28 17:46           ` Jon Hunter
2020-09-29 10:48   ` Jisheng Zhang
2020-09-29 13:22     ` Jon Hunter
2020-09-29 17:25       ` Marc Zyngier
2020-09-29 18:02         ` Jon Hunter
2020-09-29 18:12           ` Marc Zyngier
2020-10-06  6:26 ` Vidya Sagar
2020-10-06  6:36   ` Jisheng Zhang
2020-10-08  5:32     ` Vidya Sagar
2020-10-09  8:37       ` [PATCH] PCI: dwc: Move dw_pcie_msi_init() from each users to designware host Jisheng Zhang

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