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SubjectRE: [PATCH 3/5] drivers/infiniband: correct size computation
>> > 	/* Remap the PCI registers in adapter BAR0 to kernel VA space */
>> >- mmio_regs = ioremap_nocache(pci_resource_start(pcidev, BAR_0), sizeof(mmio_regs));
>> >+ mmio_regs = ioremap_nocache(pci_resource_start(pcidev, BAR_0),
>> >+ sizeof(*mmio_regs));
>> > if (mmio_regs == NULL) {
>> > printk(KERN_ERR PFX "Unable to remap BAR0\n");
>> > ret = -EIO;
>>
>> mmio_regs is initialized to NULL at the top of the function so
>> *mmio_regs wouldn't be a good idea. Instead of sizeof(*mmio_regs) use
>> pci_resource_len(pcidev, BAR_0). If you can recreate the patch with
>> this change I will ack it.
>
>When you say that it isn't a good idea, do you mean that the result is
>wrong, or that it looks odd? I didn't think sizeof looked at the value,
>but only at the type?


I misspoke on the problem. Mmio_regs is declared as a void pointer:

void __iomem *mmio_regs = NULL;

Thus pci_resource_len(pcidev, BAR_0) is the correct fix.

Chien




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