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SubjectRe: [PATCH v5 3/3] leds: trigger: implement a tty trigger
On Mon, Dec 23, 2019 at 11:08:28AM +0100, Uwe Kleine-König wrote:
> Hello Pavel,
>
> On Sat, Dec 21, 2019 at 07:40:47PM +0100, Pavel Machek wrote:
> > > +++ b/Documentation/ABI/testing/sysfs-class-led-trigger-tty
> > > @@ -0,0 +1,6 @@
> > > +What: /sys/class/leds/<led>/dev
> > > +Date: Dec 2019
> > > +KernelVersion: 5.6
> > > +Contact: linux-leds@vger.kernel.org
> > > +Description:
> > > + Specifies $major:$minor of the triggering tty
> >
> > Ok, sounds reasonable.
> >
> > > +static ssize_t dev_store(struct device *dev,
> > > + struct device_attribute *attr, const char *buf,
> > > + size_t size)
> > > +{
> > > + struct ledtrig_tty_data *trigger_data = led_trigger_get_drvdata(dev);
> > > + struct tty_struct *tty;
> > > + unsigned major, minor;
> > > + int ret;
> > > +
> > > + if (size == 0 || (size == 1 && buf[0] == '\n')) {
> > > + tty = NULL;
> > > + } else {
> > > + ret = sscanf(buf, "%u:%u", &major, &minor);
> > > + if (ret < 2)
> > > + return -EINVAL;
> >
> > If user writes 1:2:badparsingofdata into the file, it will pass, right?
>
> Yes, and it will have the same effect as writing 1:2. I wonder if this
> is bad.
>
> > > + tty = tty_kopen_shared(MKDEV(major, minor));
> > > + if (IS_ERR(tty))
> > > + return PTR_ERR(tty);
> > > + }
> >
> > Do you need to do some kind of tty_kclose()? What happens if the
> > device disappears, for example because the USB modem is unplugged?
>
> Only tty_kref_put is needed to close.
>
> > > +static void ledtrig_tty_work(struct work_struct *work)
> > > +{
> > > + struct ledtrig_tty_data *trigger_data =
> > > + container_of(work, struct ledtrig_tty_data, dwork.work);
> > > + struct serial_icounter_struct icount;
> > > + int ret;
> > > +
> > > + if (!trigger_data->tty) {
> > > + led_set_brightness(trigger_data->led_cdev, LED_OFF);
> > > + return;
> > > + }
> > > +
> > > + ret = tty_get_icount(trigger_data->tty, &icount);
> > > + if (ret)
> > > + return;
> > > +
> > > + if (icount.rx != trigger_data->rx ||
> > > + icount.tx != trigger_data->tx) {
> > > + unsigned long delay_on = 100, delay_off = 100;
> > > +
> > > + led_blink_set_oneshot(trigger_data->led_cdev,
> > > + &delay_on, &delay_off, 0);
> > > +
> > > + trigger_data->rx = icount.rx;
> > > + trigger_data->tx = icount.tx;
> > > + }
> >
> > Since you are polling this, anyway, can you just manipulate brightness
> > directly instead of using _oneshot()? _oneshot() will likely invoke
> > another set of workqueues.
>
> I copied that from the netdev trigger. I failed to find a suitable
> helper function, did I miss that or does it need creating?
>
> > LED triggers were meant to operate directly from the events, not based
> > on statistics like this.
>
> Ditto; just copied from the netdev trigger. I tried to find a suitable
> place to add a trigger in the core, but this is hard without having to
> modify all drivers; additionally this is in thier hot path. So I
> considered using statistics a good idea. Greg also liked it and someone
> before us for the network trigger, too ...

This still looks ok to me, any objections to me merging it in my tty
tree?

thanks,

greg k-h

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