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SubjectRe: [patch 2/4] PNP: replace pnp_resource_table with dynamically allocated resources
On 16-05-08 00:07, Bjorn Helgaas wrote:

> PNP used to have a fixed-size pnp_resource_table for tracking the
> resources used by a device. This table often overflowed, so we've
> had to increase the table size, which wastes memory because most
> devices have very few resources.
>
> This patch replaces the table with a linked list of resources where
> the entries are allocated on demand.

[ ... ]

> static void pnp_clean_resource_table(struct pnp_dev *dev)
> {
> - struct resource *res;
> - int idx;
> + struct pnp_resource *pnp_res, *tmp;
>
> - for (idx = 0; idx < PNP_MAX_IRQ; idx++) {
> - res = &dev->res->irq[idx].res;
> - if (res->flags & IORESOURCE_AUTO) {
> - res->flags = IORESOURCE_IRQ;
> - pnp_init_resource(res);
> - }
> - }
> - for (idx = 0; idx < PNP_MAX_DMA; idx++) {
> - res = &dev->res->dma[idx].res;
> - if (res->flags & IORESOURCE_AUTO) {
> - res->flags = IORESOURCE_DMA;
> - pnp_init_resource(res);
> - }
> - }
> - for (idx = 0; idx < PNP_MAX_PORT; idx++) {
> - res = &dev->res->port[idx].res;
> - if (res->flags & IORESOURCE_AUTO) {
> - res->flags = IORESOURCE_IO;
> - pnp_init_resource(res);
> - }
> - }
> - for (idx = 0; idx < PNP_MAX_MEM; idx++) {
> - res = &dev->res->mem[idx].res;
> - if (res->flags & IORESOURCE_AUTO) {
> - res->flags = IORESOURCE_MEM;
> - pnp_init_resource(res);
> - }
> + list_for_each_entry_safe(pnp_res, tmp, &dev->resources, list) {
> + if (pnp_res->res.flags & IORESOURCE_AUTO)
> + pnp_free_resource(pnp_res);
> }
> }


Do correct me if I'm wrong but I don't believe this will do. The index
for the resources is preserved simply due to the list position after the
DISABLED thing but here the list is reshuffled.

So say I have an ISAPnP device with 2 port resources the second of which
I force to manual setting through sysfs (ie, AUTO is cleared). This API
would then delete the first port resource after which the second port
resource is the first entry in the list which would make for example
isapnp_set_resource() program it into hardware index 1, no?

This function would appear to be unimplementable now? It's called from
pnp_assign_resources() and pnp_disable_dev().

(stopped review there, since it seems this needs to either change or you
need to slap some sense into me first)

Rene.



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