lkml.org 
[lkml]   [2007]   [Dec]   [6]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
/
Date
From
SubjectRe: 2.6.24-rc4-mm1 kobject changes broken with hvcs driver on powerpc
Greg KH wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 06, 2007 at 11:49:59PM +0530, Balbir Singh wrote:
>> Kamalesh Babulal wrote:
>>> Hi Andrew,
>>>
>>> The 2.6.24-rc4-mm1 kernel build fails with build failure,
>>>
>>> CC drivers/char/hvcs.o
>>> drivers/char/hvcs.c: In function ‘hvcs_open’:
>>> drivers/char/hvcs.c:1180: error: wrong type argument to unary exclamation mark
>>> make[2]: *** [drivers/char/hvcs.o] Error 1
>>> make[1]: *** [drivers/char] Error 2
>>> make: *** [drivers] Error 2
>>>
>>> The kref_get begin void return type, check for the kobject return type
>>> as in the previous kobject_get()
>>>
>>> if (!kref_get(&hvcsd->kref)) {
>>> spin_unlock_irqrestore(&hvcsd->lock, flags);
>>> printk(KERN_ERR "HVCS: Kobject of open"
>>> " hvcs doesn't exist.\n");
>>> return -EFAULT; /* Is this the right return value? */
>>> }
>>>
>>> I have tested for the build failure only.
>>>
>>> Signed-off-by: Kamalesh Babulal <kamalesh@linux.vnet.ibm.com>
>>> --
>>> --- linux-2.6.24-rc4/drivers/char/hvcs.c 2007-12-05 12:17:37.000000000 +0530
>>> +++ linux-2.6.24-rc4/drivers/char/~hvcs.c 2007-12-05 19:17:12.000000000 +0530
>>> @@ -1177,12 +1177,8 @@ fast_open:
>>> hvcsd = tty->driver_data;
>>>
>>> spin_lock_irqsave(&hvcsd->lock, flags);
>>> - if (!kref_get(&hvcsd->kref)) {
>>> - spin_unlock_irqrestore(&hvcsd->lock, flags);
>>> - printk(KERN_ERR "HVCS: Kobject of open"
>>> - " hvcs doesn't exist.\n");
>>> - return -EFAULT; /* Is this the right return value? */
>>> - }
>>> + kref_get(&hvcsd->kref);
>>> + spin_unlock_irqrestore(&hvcsd->lock, flags);
>>>
>> Why release the spinlock here? It's done after the count is incremented.
>> This patch does not seem correct.
>
> Doh, you are correct, I'll make sure that I fix this up before applying
> it.
>
> thanks,
>
> greg k-h

Sorry, my fault for overlooking that, thanks greg.

--
Thanks & Regards,
Kamalesh Babulal,

--
To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to majordomo@vger.kernel.org
More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html
Please read the FAQ at http://www.tux.org/lkml/

\
 
 \ /
  Last update: 2007-12-06 20:17    [W:0.211 / U:7.088 seconds]
©2003-2017 Jasper Spaans. hosted at Digital OceanAdvertise on this site