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SubjectRe: [PATCH v11 03/11] firmware: xilinx: Add zynqmp IOCTL API for device control

On 09/09/18 02:18, Olof Johansson wrote:
> Hi,
> On Fri, Aug 3, 2018 at 10:53 AM, Jolly Shah <> wrote:
>> From: Rajan Vaja <>
>> Add ZynqMP firmware IOCTL API to control and configure
>> devices like PLLs, SD, Gem, etc.
>> Signed-off-by: Rajan Vaja <>
>> Signed-off-by: Jolly Shah <>
> This patch worries me somewhat. It's a transparent pass-through ioctl
> driver. Is there a spec available for what the implemented IOCTLs are?
> Should some of them be proper drivers instead of an opaque
> pass-through like this? Could some of them have stability impact on
> the platform such that there are security concerns and the list of
> arguments should somehow be sanitized?
> What's the intended usecase anyway? Just a debug tool during
> development, or something that you expect heavy use of by some
> userspace middleware?

Thanks for pointing this out. My earlier attempts were ignored[1]
and I gave up.



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