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SubjectRe: [PATCH] serial: 8250_dw: Avoid overflow in dw8250_set_termios
On Fri, Jan 12, 2018 at 3:45 PM, Ed Blake <> wrote:
> When searching for an achievable input clock rate that is within
> +/-1.6% of an integer multiple of the target baudx16 rate, there is the
> potential to overflow the i * rate calculations.
> For example, on a 32-bit system with a baud rate of 4000000, the
> i * max_rate calculation will overflow if i reaches 67 without finding
> an acceptable rate.
> Fix this by setting the upper boundary of the loop appropriately to
> avoid overflow.

It seems the change broke Bluetooth on some Intel platforms. I'm not
sure yet, but
see here:

And for me the change is odd.

Why by the way neither Heikki, nor me had been Cc'ed with the change?

Perhaps I need to submit something to maintainer data base.

For now I would rather revert it and give another try.

With Best Regards,
Andy Shevchenko

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