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* [PATCH] drm/i915: Fix "mitigations" parsing if i915 is builtin
@ 2021-04-13  9:02 Jisheng Zhang
  2021-04-13 16:59 ` Ville Syrjälä
  0 siblings, 1 reply; 4+ messages in thread
From: Jisheng Zhang @ 2021-04-13  9:02 UTC (permalink / raw)
  To: Jani Nikula, Joonas Lahtinen, Rodrigo Vivi, David Airlie,
	Daniel Vetter, Chris Wilson, Jon Bloomfield
  Cc: intel-gfx, dri-devel, linux-kernel

I met below error during boot with i915 builtin if pass
"i915.mitigations=off":
[    0.015589] Booting kernel: `off' invalid for parameter `i915.mitigations'

The reason is slab subsystem isn't ready at that time, so kstrdup()
returns NULL. Fix this issue by using stack var instead of kstrdup().

Fixes: 984cadea032b ("drm/i915: Allow the sysadmin to override security mitigations")
Signed-off-by: Jisheng Zhang <Jisheng.Zhang@synaptics.com>
---
 drivers/gpu/drm/i915/i915_mitigations.c | 7 ++-----
 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 5 deletions(-)

diff --git a/drivers/gpu/drm/i915/i915_mitigations.c b/drivers/gpu/drm/i915/i915_mitigations.c
index 84f12598d145..7dadf41064e0 100644
--- a/drivers/gpu/drm/i915/i915_mitigations.c
+++ b/drivers/gpu/drm/i915/i915_mitigations.c
@@ -29,15 +29,13 @@ bool i915_mitigate_clear_residuals(void)
 static int mitigations_set(const char *val, const struct kernel_param *kp)
 {
 	unsigned long new = ~0UL;
-	char *str, *sep, *tok;
+	char str[64], *sep, *tok;
 	bool first = true;
 	int err = 0;
 
 	BUILD_BUG_ON(ARRAY_SIZE(names) >= BITS_PER_TYPE(mitigations));
 
-	str = kstrdup(val, GFP_KERNEL);
-	if (!str)
-		return -ENOMEM;
+	strncpy(str, val, sizeof(str) - 1);
 
 	for (sep = str; (tok = strsep(&sep, ","));) {
 		bool enable = true;
@@ -86,7 +84,6 @@ static int mitigations_set(const char *val, const struct kernel_param *kp)
 			break;
 		}
 	}
-	kfree(str);
 	if (err)
 		return err;
 
-- 
2.31.0


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