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SubjectRe: [PATCH] base: fix a missing check of clk_prepare
On Tue 2019-01-01 21:13:01, Rafael J. Wysocki wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 31, 2018 at 6:25 PM Pavel Machek <pavel@ucw.cz> wrote:
> >
> > On Wed 2018-12-26 10:37:54, Rafael J. Wysocki wrote:
> > > On Wed, Dec 26, 2018 at 3:47 AM Kangjie Lu <kjlu@umn.edu> wrote:
> > > >
> > > > clk_prepare() could fail, so let's check its status, and if it fails,
> > > > issue an error message.
> > > >
> > > > Signed-off-by: Kangjie Lu <kjlu@umn.edu>
> > > > ---
> > > > drivers/base/power/clock_ops.c | 4 +++-
> > > > 1 file changed, 3 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
> > > >
> > > > diff --git a/drivers/base/power/clock_ops.c b/drivers/base/power/clock_ops.c
> > > > index 5a42ae4078c2..cb6144fb24e2 100644
> > > > --- a/drivers/base/power/clock_ops.c
> > > > +++ b/drivers/base/power/clock_ops.c
> > > > @@ -65,7 +65,9 @@ static void pm_clk_acquire(struct device *dev, struct pm_clock_entry *ce)
> > > > if (IS_ERR(ce->clk)) {
> > > > ce->status = PCE_STATUS_ERROR;
> > > > } else {
> > > > - clk_prepare(ce->clk);
> > > > + if (clk_prepare(ce->clk))
> > > > + dev_err(dev, "clk_prepare failed.\n");
> > >
> > > I'm not sure that this is useful. The code continues regardless of
> > > the error anyway and it should at least set ce->status to
> > > PCE_STATUS_ERROR in the failing case.
> >
> > Maybe this is not complete fix, but dev_err() is preferable to silent
> > failure.
>
> Preferable to you I suppose?

Preferable to the poor person trying to figure out why his machine
does not work?
Pavel
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