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From: Stephen Boyd <>
To: Tero Kristo <>
Cc: Arnd Bergmann <>,
	Michael Turquette <>,
	Tony Lindgren <>, Keerthy <>,,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/2] clk: ti: divider: try to fix ti_clk_register_divider
Date: Fri, 21 Apr 2017 18:58:20 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

On 04/20, Tero Kristo wrote:
> On 19/04/17 20:44, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
> >The newly introduced function is entirely bogus as I found when looking
> >at this warning:
> >
> >drivers/clk/ti/divider.c: In function 'ti_clk_register_divider':
> >drivers/clk/ti/divider.c:460:8: error: 'reg' may be used uninitialized in this function [-Werror=maybe-uninitialized]
> >
> >Treating a 'u32' variable as a structure leads to a stack overflow here,
> >and the register address we pass down is never initialized.
> >
> >As the code in its original form makes no sense, I can only guess what
> >the intention was, and change it to take the address from div->reg.ptr
> >instead.
> Actually, I believe the code you are fixing works before this commit:
> commit 6c0afb503937a12a8d20a805fcf263e31afa9871
> Author: Tero Kristo <>
> Date:   Thu Feb 9 11:24:37 2017 +0200
>     clk: ti: convert to use proper register definition for all accesses
> ... it attempted to convert all the register accesses to the new
> format and change the size of the clk_omap_reg in bulk but I missed
> converting this one. Previously the size of the clk_omap_reg
> definition was u32, but this was confusing and bug prone so I
> changed it.
> The failing piece of code is only executed for legacy boot mode
> OMAP3 right now, which could be potentially stripped out of the
> kernel already (I think Tony removed the support for non-DT boot
> OMAP3 boards already...?) This explains why I didn't notice the
> issue in my local testing either.
> >
> >Fixes: d96f774b2538 ("clk: ti: divider: add support for legacy divider init")
> >Signed-off-by: Arnd Bergmann <>
> So, this patch itself is fine, but the desc should be updated to
> reflect the above somehow.
> And the "Fixes:" line should be updated to point to the commit
> mentioned above also.

Waiting for Arnd to agree. I can also rename reg_setup to reg.

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  reply	other threads:[~2017-04-22  1:58 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 9+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2017-04-19 17:44 [PATCH 1/2] clk: ti: divider: try to fix ti_clk_register_divider Arnd Bergmann
2017-04-19 17:44 ` [PATCH 2/2] clk: ti: fix building without legacy omap3 Arnd Bergmann
2017-04-20 15:25   ` Tero Kristo
2017-04-22  2:23   ` Stephen Boyd
2017-04-19 20:05 ` [PATCH 1/2] clk: ti: divider: try to fix ti_clk_register_divider Tony Lindgren
2017-04-20 15:46 ` Tero Kristo
2017-04-22  1:58   ` Stephen Boyd [this message]
2017-04-22 12:08     ` Arnd Bergmann
2017-04-28 18:36       ` Stephen Boyd

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