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SubjectRe: [PATCH] [net/irda]: new Blackfin on-chip SIR IrDA driver
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On Thu, Mar 12, 2009 at 00:17, gyang wrote:
> On Wed, 2009-03-11 at 06:43 -0400, Mike Frysinger wrote:
>> On Wed, Mar 11, 2009 at 05:56, graff yang wrote:
>> > On Wed, Mar 11, 2009 at 3:57 PM, Mike Frysinger wrote:
>> >> On Wed, Mar 11, 2009 at 03:29,  <graff.yang@gmail.com> wrote:
>> >>> +static int __devinit bfin_sir_probe(struct platform_device *pdev)
>> >>> +{
>> >>> +       struct net_device *dev;
>> >>> +       struct bfin_sir_self *self;
>> >>> +       unsigned int baudrate_mask;
>> >>> +       struct bfin_sir_port *sir_port;
>> >>> +       int err;
>> >>> +
>> >>> +       err = peripheral_request_list(per[pdev->id], DRIVER_NAME);
>> >>
>> >> what if pdev->id is set to 12512 ?
>> >
>> > The pdev->id is defined in board files, for example, uart0 should be 0.
>>
>> so ?  what's to stop the user from setting it to 12415 ?  the driver
>> must sanity check these things.  you can never assume platform dev
>> resources always have valid pointers and valid values.
>
> How about to limit the pdev->id to be 0,1,2,3 ?
> I can extend the per to be
> static const unsigned short per[][4] = {
>        {P_UART0_RX, P_UART0_TX, 0, 0},
>        {P_UART1_RX, P_UART1_TX, 0, 1},
>        {P_UART2_RX, P_UART2_TX, 0, 2},
>        {P_UART3_RX, P_UART3_TX, 0, 3},
> };
>
> then check (pdev->id >= 0 && pdev->id < ARRAY_SIZE(per) &&
> per[pdev->id][3] == pdev->id)

the last check is redundant. the first two should be added.

>> >>> +       switch (max_rate) {
>> >>> +       default:
>> >>> +               printk(KERN_WARNING "bfin_sir: Invalid maximum baud rate, using 9600\n");
>> >>
>> >> dev_warn(&dev->dev,....) ?
>> >
>> > Here the netdev has not been registered.
>>
>> then use pdev->dev ?
>
> Don't it seem strange to mixed use dev_warn(&dev->dev, ...) and
> dev_warn(&pdev->dev, ...) ?

not really

> And printk is enough.

printk() makes sense when a dev is not available. we have a dev here,
so the dev_*() funcs should be used.
-mike
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