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SubjectRe: [PATCH] ARM: davinci: DA8XX: fix oops in USB PHY driver due to stack allocated platform platform_data
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On Thursday 15 March 2018 11:32 PM, David Lechner wrote:
> This fixes a possible kernel oops due to using stack allocated platform
> data for the USB PHY driver on DA8XX devices. If the platform device
> probe is deferred, then we get a corrupt pointer for the platform data.
>
> We now use a global static struct for the platform data so that the
> platform data pointer does not get written over.
>
> Tested on OMAP-L138 LCDK board using legacy board file.

Oops. That should have been caught in review.

>
> Fixes: 9b504750923cb ("ARM: davinci: da8xx: Add USB PHY platform device")

The offending commit seems to be bdec5a6b5789 ("ARM: da8xx: use platform
data for CFGCHIP syscon regmap") in my tree which should be in
linux-next. I don't think we have this issue in mainline. Right?

> Signed-off-by: David Lechner <david@lechnology.com>

Thanks,
Sekhar

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