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* [PATCH] firmware: tegra: reduce stack usage
@ 2020-12-04 19:37 Arnd Bergmann
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From: Arnd Bergmann @ 2020-12-04 19:37 UTC (permalink / raw)
  To: Thierry Reding, Jonathan Hunter
  Cc: Arnd Bergmann, Timo Alho, linux-tegra, linux-kernel

From: Arnd Bergmann <>

Building the bpmp-debugfs driver for Arm results in a warning for stack usage:

drivers/firmware/tegra/bpmp-debugfs.c:321:16: error: stack frame size of 1224 bytes in function 'bpmp_debug_store' [-Werror,-Wframe-larger-than=]
static ssize_t bpmp_debug_store(struct file *file, const char __user *buf,

It should be possible to rearrange the code to not require two separate
buffers for the file name, but the easiest workaround is to use dynamic

Fixes: 5e37b9c137ee ("firmware: tegra: Add support for in-band debug")
Signed-off-by: Arnd Bergmann <>
 drivers/firmware/tegra/bpmp-debugfs.c | 16 +++++++++++-----
 1 file changed, 11 insertions(+), 5 deletions(-)

diff --git a/drivers/firmware/tegra/bpmp-debugfs.c b/drivers/firmware/tegra/bpmp-debugfs.c
index 440d99c63638..e1a6b6add180 100644
--- a/drivers/firmware/tegra/bpmp-debugfs.c
+++ b/drivers/firmware/tegra/bpmp-debugfs.c
@@ -74,28 +74,34 @@ static void seqbuf_seek(struct seqbuf *seqbuf, ssize_t offset)
 static const char *get_filename(struct tegra_bpmp *bpmp,
 				const struct file *file, char *buf, int size)
-	char root_path_buf[512];
+	char *root_path_buf;
 	const char *root_path;
-	const char *filename;
+	const char *filename = NULL;
 	size_t root_len;
+	root_path_buf = kzalloc(512, GFP_KERNEL);
+	if (!root_path_buf)
+		goto out;
 	root_path = dentry_path(bpmp->debugfs_mirror, root_path_buf,
 	if (IS_ERR(root_path))
-		return NULL;
+		goto out;
 	root_len = strlen(root_path);
 	filename = dentry_path(file->f_path.dentry, buf, size);
 	if (IS_ERR(filename))
-		return NULL;
+		goto out;
 	if (strlen(filename) < root_len ||
 			strncmp(filename, root_path, root_len))
-		return NULL;
+		goto out;
 	filename += root_len;
+	kfree(root_path_buf);
 	return filename;

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