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SubjectRe: [PATCH 7/8] cpumask: convert misc driver functions
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On Sunday 21 December 2008 09:52:39 Ben Hutchings wrote:
> I assume you're moving the allocation up to efx_probe_nic() because
> efx_wanted_rx_queues() and efx_probe_interrupts() cannot return failure.
> It really isn't worth exposing that detail up the call chain though. I
> think it's acceptable for efx_wanted_rx_queues() to log an error message
> and return 1 in the exceedingly unlikely case that the allocation fails.

OK, fair call. I was trying trying hard not to break anything.

How's this?

cpumask: convert drivers/net/sfc

Remove a cpumask from the stack. Ben Hutchings indicated that printing
a warning and returning 1 was acceptable for the corner case where allocation
fails.

Signed-off-by: Rusty Russell <rusty@rustcorp.com.au>
Cc: Ben Hutchings <bhutchings@solarflare.com>

diff --git a/drivers/net/sfc/efx.c b/drivers/net/sfc/efx.c
--- a/drivers/net/sfc/efx.c
+++ b/drivers/net/sfc/efx.c
@@ -854,20 +854,27 @@ static void efx_fini_io(struct efx_nic *
* interrupts across them. */
static int efx_wanted_rx_queues(void)
{
- cpumask_t core_mask;
+ cpumask_var_t core_mask;
int count;
int cpu;

- cpus_clear(core_mask);
+ if (!alloc_cpumask_var(&core_mask, GFP_KERNEL)) {
+ printk(KERN_WARNING
+ "efx.c: allocation failure, irq balancing hobbled\n");
+ return 1;
+ }
+
+ cpumask_clear(core_mask);
count = 0;
for_each_online_cpu(cpu) {
- if (!cpu_isset(cpu, core_mask)) {
+ if (!cpumask_test_cpu(cpu, core_mask)) {
++count;
- cpumask_or(&core_mask, &core_mask,
+ cpumask_or(core_mask, core_mask,
topology_core_cpumask(cpu));
}
}

+ free_cpumask_var(core_mask);
return count;
}


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