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SubjectRe: [PATCH 3/7] serial: imx: init dma_is_{rx|tx}ing variables
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Hello,


Le 03/07/2017 à 08:52, Uwe Kleine-König a écrit :
> On Fri, Jun 30, 2017 at 02:13:29PM +0200, Lothar Waßmann wrote:
>> Hi,
>>
>> On Fri, 30 Jun 2017 14:04:42 +0200 Romain Perier wrote:
>>> From: Nandor Han <nandor.han@ge.com>
>>>
>>> Initialize both dma_is_{rx|tx}ing variables when DMA is enabled to avoid
>>> checking uninitialized variables if port shutdown is requested before
>>> DMA channels get a chance to start.
>>>
>>> Signed-off-by: Nandor Han <nandor.han@ge.com>
>>> Signed-off-by: Romain Perier <romain.perier@collabora.com>
>>> ---
>>> drivers/tty/serial/imx.c | 3 +++
>>> 1 file changed, 3 insertions(+)
>>>
>>> diff --git a/drivers/tty/serial/imx.c b/drivers/tty/serial/imx.c
>>> index 188063d..81fb413 100644
>>> --- a/drivers/tty/serial/imx.c
>>> +++ b/drivers/tty/serial/imx.c
>>> @@ -1225,6 +1225,9 @@ static void imx_enable_dma(struct imx_port *sport)
>>>
>>> imx_setup_ufcr(sport, TXTL_DMA, RXTL_DMA);
>>>
>>> + sport->dma_is_rxing = 0;
>>> + sport->dma_is_txing = 0;
>>> +
>>> sport->dma_is_enabled = 1;
>>> }
>>>
>> sport is devm_kzalloc()ed, so the variables are initialized to 0 anyway.
> I'd agree to Lothar's statement. Did you find this issue by inspection,
> or does it fix a compiler warning? Do you think there is an actual
> problem?
>
> Best regards
> Uwe
>
What does happen if the UART port is shutdown and then re-enabled ? I
don't think that kzalloc will work in this case

Regards,
Romain

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