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SubjectRe: [PATCH] net/mlx4_core: Convert timers to use timer_setup()
On Thu, Oct 5, 2017 at 2:38 AM, Leon Romanovsky <leon@kernel.org> wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 04, 2017 at 05:51:54PM -0700, Kees Cook wrote:
>> In preparation for unconditionally passing the struct timer_list pointer to
>> all timer callbacks, switch to using the new timer_setup() and from_timer()
>> to pass the timer pointer explicitly.
>>
>> Cc: Tariq Toukan <tariqt@mellanox.com>
>> Cc: netdev@vger.kernel.org
>> Cc: linux-rdma@vger.kernel.org
>> Cc: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>
>> Signed-off-by: Kees Cook <keescook@chromium.org>
>> ---
>> This requires commit 686fef928bba ("timer: Prepare to change timer
>> callback argument type") in v4.14-rc3, but should be otherwise
>> stand-alone.
>> ---
>> drivers/net/ethernet/mellanox/mlx4/catas.c | 10 ++++------
>> 1 file changed, 4 insertions(+), 6 deletions(-)
>>
>
> Hi Kees,
>
> In RDMA, we had very similar patch [1] to your patch series, but it converts to
> setup_timer, while you are converting to timer_setup.
>
> Which conversion is the right one?

The timer_setup() is the new API designed to eliminate the .data field
and pass in the struct timer_list to callbacks. (Please take the
timer_setup() change instead.)

Thanks!

-Kees

>
> [1] https://patchwork.kernel.org/patch/9980701/
>
> Thanks
>
>> diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/mellanox/mlx4/catas.c b/drivers/net/ethernet/mellanox/mlx4/catas.c
>> index 53daa6ca5d83..e2b6b0cac1ac 100644
>> --- a/drivers/net/ethernet/mellanox/mlx4/catas.c
>> +++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/mellanox/mlx4/catas.c
>> @@ -231,10 +231,10 @@ static void dump_err_buf(struct mlx4_dev *dev)
>> i, swab32(readl(priv->catas_err.map + i)));
>> }
>>
>> -static void poll_catas(unsigned long dev_ptr)
>> +static void poll_catas(struct timer_list *t)
>> {
>> - struct mlx4_dev *dev = (struct mlx4_dev *) dev_ptr;
>> - struct mlx4_priv *priv = mlx4_priv(dev);
>> + struct mlx4_priv *priv = from_timer(priv, t, catas_err.timer);
>> + struct mlx4_dev *dev = &priv->dev;
>> u32 slave_read;
>>
>> if (mlx4_is_slave(dev)) {
>> @@ -277,7 +277,7 @@ void mlx4_start_catas_poll(struct mlx4_dev *dev)
>> phys_addr_t addr;
>>
>> INIT_LIST_HEAD(&priv->catas_err.list);
>> - init_timer(&priv->catas_err.timer);
>> + timer_setup(&priv->catas_err.timer, poll_catas, 0);
>> priv->catas_err.map = NULL;
>>
>> if (!mlx4_is_slave(dev)) {
>> @@ -293,8 +293,6 @@ void mlx4_start_catas_poll(struct mlx4_dev *dev)
>> }
>> }
>>
>> - priv->catas_err.timer.data = (unsigned long) dev;
>> - priv->catas_err.timer.function = poll_catas;
>> priv->catas_err.timer.expires =
>> round_jiffies(jiffies + MLX4_CATAS_POLL_INTERVAL);
>> add_timer(&priv->catas_err.timer);
>> --
>> 2.7.4
>>
>>
>> --
>> Kees Cook
>> Pixel Security
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Kees Cook
Pixel Security

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