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SubjectRe: [PATCH] irqchip: Use %px to print pointer value
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On 09/02/18 15:54, Florian Fainelli wrote:
> On February 9, 2018 12:51:33 AM PST, Marc Zyngier <marc.zyngier@arm.com> wrote:
>> On 09/02/18 02:10, Jaedon Shin wrote:
>>> Since commit ad67b74d2469 ("printk: hash addresses printed with %p")
>>> pointers printed with %p are hashed. Use %px instead of %p to print
>>> pointer value.
>>>
>>> Signed-off-by: Jaedon Shin <jaedon.shin@gmail.com>
>>> ---
>>> drivers/irqchip/irq-bcm7038-l1.c | 2 +-
>>> drivers/irqchip/irq-bcm7120-l2.c | 2 +-
>>> drivers/irqchip/irq-brcmstb-l2.c | 2 +-
>>> 3 files changed, 3 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)
>>>
>>> diff --git a/drivers/irqchip/irq-bcm7038-l1.c
>> b/drivers/irqchip/irq-bcm7038-l1.c
>>> index 55cfb986225b..f604c1d89b3b 100644
>>> --- a/drivers/irqchip/irq-bcm7038-l1.c
>>> +++ b/drivers/irqchip/irq-bcm7038-l1.c
>>> @@ -339,7 +339,7 @@ int __init bcm7038_l1_of_init(struct device_node
>> *dn,
>>> goto out_unmap;
>>> }
>>>
>>> - pr_info("registered BCM7038 L1 intc (mem: 0x%p, IRQs: %d)\n",
>>> + pr_info("registered BCM7038 L1 intc (mem: 0x%px, IRQs: %d)\n",
>>> intc->cpus[0]->map_base, IRQS_PER_WORD * intc->n_words);
>>>
>>> return 0;
>>> diff --git a/drivers/irqchip/irq-bcm7120-l2.c
>> b/drivers/irqchip/irq-bcm7120-l2.c
>>> index 983640eba418..1cc4dd1d584a 100644
>>> --- a/drivers/irqchip/irq-bcm7120-l2.c
>>> +++ b/drivers/irqchip/irq-bcm7120-l2.c
>>> @@ -318,7 +318,7 @@ static int __init bcm7120_l2_intc_probe(struct
>> device_node *dn,
>>> }
>>> }
>>>
>>> - pr_info("registered %s intc (mem: 0x%p, parent IRQ(s): %d)\n",
>>> + pr_info("registered %s intc (mem: 0x%px, parent IRQ(s): %d)\n",
>>> intc_name, data->map_base[0], data->num_parent_irqs);
>>>
>>> return 0;
>>> diff --git a/drivers/irqchip/irq-brcmstb-l2.c
>> b/drivers/irqchip/irq-brcmstb-l2.c
>>> index 691d20eb0bec..6760edeeb666 100644
>>> --- a/drivers/irqchip/irq-brcmstb-l2.c
>>> +++ b/drivers/irqchip/irq-brcmstb-l2.c
>>> @@ -262,7 +262,7 @@ static int __init brcmstb_l2_intc_of_init(struct
>> device_node *np,
>>> ct->chip.irq_set_wake = irq_gc_set_wake;
>>> }
>>>
>>> - pr_info("registered L2 intc (mem: 0x%p, parent irq: %d)\n",
>>> + pr_info("registered L2 intc (mem: 0x%px, parent irq: %d)\n",
>>> base, parent_irq);
>>>
>>> return 0;
>>>
>>
>> Why is that something useful to do? This just tells you where the
>> device
>> is mapped in the VA space, and I doubt that's a useful information,
>> hashed pointers or not. Am I missing something obvious?
>
> No you are right there is not much value in printing the register
> virtual address (sometimes there is e.g: on MIPS) either we fix the
> prints to show the physical address of the base register or we could
> possibly drop the prints entirely.

Displaying the PA can be useful if you have several identical blocks in
your system and you want to be able to identify them. Given that there
is probably only one of these controllers per system, the address is
pretty pointless.

If you send me a patch removing the prints, I'll queue it.

Thanks,

M.
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