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    Subject[patch 26/35] parport_pc: set properly the dma_mask for parport_pc device
    2.6.29-stable review patch.  If anyone has any objections, please let us know.


    From: FUJITA Tomonori <>

    commit dfa7c4d869b7d3d37b70f1de856f2901b6ebfcf0 upstream.

    parport_pc_probe_port() creates the own 'parport_pc' device if the
    device argument is NULL. Then parport_pc_probe_port() doesn't
    initialize the dma_mask and coherent_dma_mask of the device and calls
    dma_alloc_coherent with it. dma_alloc_coherent fails because
    dma_alloc_coherent() doesn't accept the uninitialized dma_mask:

    Long ago, X86_32 and X86_64 had the own dma_alloc_coherent
    implementations; X86_32 accepted a device having dma_mask that is not
    initialized however X86_64 didn't. When we merged them, we chose to
    prohibit a device having dma_mask that is not initialized. I think
    that it's good to require drivers to set up dma_mask (and
    coherent_dma_mask) properly if the drivers want DMA.

    Signed-off-by: FUJITA Tomonori <>
    Reported-by: Malcom Blaney <>
    Tested-by: Malcom Blaney <>
    Signed-off-by: Alan Cox <>
    Acked-by: Jeff Garzik <>
    Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <>
    Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <>

    drivers/parport/parport_pc.c | 3 +++
    1 file changed, 3 insertions(+)

    --- a/drivers/parport/parport_pc.c
    +++ b/drivers/parport/parport_pc.c
    @@ -2211,6 +2211,9 @@ struct parport *parport_pc_probe_port (u
    if (IS_ERR(pdev))
    return NULL;
    dev = &pdev->dev;
    + dev->coherent_dma_mask = DMA_BIT_MASK(24);
    + dev->dma_mask = &dev->coherent_dma_mask;

    ops = kmalloc(sizeof (struct parport_operations), GFP_KERNEL);

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