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SubjectRe: [PATCH] mmc-atmel : fix kunmap wrong usage
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On Friday 22 June 2007 15:34, Nicolas Ferre wrote:
> Hugh Dickins :
> > Aren't you just guessing there? Those kunmap_atomics in at91_mci.c
> > may look wrong to you, but they're not incorrect (so long as sg->offset
> > falls within the page, as it must do here to make sense of the page).
> > Especially not on ARM, where kunmap_atomic actually has no interest
> > in the argument passed. And the oops was in the flush_dcache_page.
> >
> > If you actually reproduced Nicolas' problem on ARM, and verified
> > that your patch then fixes it, please let us know: that will be
> > remarkably interesting.
>
> Patch tested without success. Indeed, I always see the Oops with
> Marc's patch.
So, it's really interesting, it worked really for me (oops without patch) and
no oops with it. My hardware is a custom board with an at91rm9200.

I had a look the the kunmap_atomic function, and I _really_ don't understand
how this patch can do something :-/

And last but not least, my patch is completly wrong...
void *kmap_atomic(...);
unsigned int *buffer = kmap_atomic(...) + sg->offset; // addition in u8*
kunmap_atomic(buffer - sg->offset); // <- sub in u32*
-> please forget my patch

Regards

Marc


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