linux-kernel.vger.kernel.org archive mirror
 help / color / mirror / Atom feed
From: Mark Greer <mgreer@animalcreek.com>
To: Geoff Lansberry <geoff@kuvee.com>
Cc: linux-wireless@vger.kernel.org, lauro.venancio@openbossa.org,
	aloisio.almeida@openbossa.org, sameo@linux.intel.com,
	robh+dt@kernel.org, mark.rutland@arm.com, netdev@vger.kernel.org,
	devicetree@vger.kernel.org, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org,
	justin@kuvee.com, Jaret Cantu <jaret.cantu@timesys.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 3/3] nfc: trf7970a: Prevent repeated polling from crashing the kernel
Date: Thu, 15 Dec 2016 18:18:23 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20161216011823.GC25227@animalcreek.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <1481841044-4314-3-git-send-email-glansberry@gmail.com>

On Thu, Dec 15, 2016 at 05:30:44PM -0500, Geoff Lansberry wrote:
> From: Jaret Cantu <jaret.cantu@timesys.com>
> 
> Repeated polling attempts cause a NULL dereference error to occur.
> This is because the curent state of the trf7970a is reading but
> a request has been made to send a command.
> 
> The solution is to properly kill the waiting reading (workqueue)
> before failing on the send.

Maybe its just me but I find this description a little hard to grok.
Mind reworking it?

The patch itself looks fine.

Thanks,

Mark
--

  reply	other threads:[~2016-12-16  1:18 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 15+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2016-12-15 22:30 [PATCH 1/3] NFC: trf7970a: add device tree option for 27MHz clock Geoff Lansberry
2016-12-15 22:30 ` [PATCH 2/3] NFC: trf7970a: Add device tree option of 1.8 Volt IO voltage Geoff Lansberry
2016-12-16  1:13   ` Mark Greer
2016-12-19 22:35   ` Rob Herring
2016-12-20 16:13     ` Geoff Lansberry
2016-12-21  2:07       ` Mark Greer
2016-12-15 22:30 ` [PATCH 3/3] nfc: trf7970a: Prevent repeated polling from crashing the kernel Geoff Lansberry
2016-12-16  1:18   ` Mark Greer [this message]
2016-12-16  1:06 ` [PATCH 1/3] NFC: trf7970a: add device tree option for 27MHz clock Mark Greer
2016-12-19 22:31 ` Rob Herring
2016-12-19 23:23   ` Geoff Lansberry
2016-12-22 18:48     ` Rob Herring
2016-12-20 16:10 Geoff Lansberry
2016-12-20 16:10 ` [PATCH 3/3] nfc: trf7970a: Prevent repeated polling from crashing the kernel Geoff Lansberry
2016-12-20 16:16 [PATCH 1/3] NFC: trf7970a: add device tree option for 27MHz clock Geoff Lansberry
2016-12-20 16:16 ` [PATCH 3/3] nfc: trf7970a: Prevent repeated polling from crashing the kernel Geoff Lansberry
2016-12-20 18:59   ` Mark Greer

Reply instructions:

You may reply publicly to this message via plain-text email
using any one of the following methods:

* Save the following mbox file, import it into your mail client,
  and reply-to-all from there: mbox

  Avoid top-posting and favor interleaved quoting:
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Posting_style#Interleaved_style

* Reply using the --to, --cc, and --in-reply-to
  switches of git-send-email(1):

  git send-email \
    --in-reply-to=20161216011823.GC25227@animalcreek.com \
    --to=mgreer@animalcreek.com \
    --cc=aloisio.almeida@openbossa.org \
    --cc=devicetree@vger.kernel.org \
    --cc=geoff@kuvee.com \
    --cc=jaret.cantu@timesys.com \
    --cc=justin@kuvee.com \
    --cc=lauro.venancio@openbossa.org \
    --cc=linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org \
    --cc=linux-wireless@vger.kernel.org \
    --cc=mark.rutland@arm.com \
    --cc=netdev@vger.kernel.org \
    --cc=robh+dt@kernel.org \
    --cc=sameo@linux.intel.com \
    --subject='Re: [PATCH 3/3] nfc: trf7970a: Prevent repeated polling from crashing the kernel' \
    /path/to/YOUR_REPLY

  https://kernel.org/pub/software/scm/git/docs/git-send-email.html

* If your mail client supports setting the In-Reply-To header
  via mailto: links, try the mailto: link

This is a public inbox, see mirroring instructions
for how to clone and mirror all data and code used for this inbox;
as well as URLs for NNTP newsgroup(s).