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SubjectRe: [PATCH next] ide: fix PowerMac bootup oops
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On Tuesday 09 June 2009 13:44:25 Hugh Dickins wrote:
> Hi Bart,
>
> On Mon, 8 Jun 2009, Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz wrote:
> >
> > After auditing some other host drivers I see that drive->id can be used
> > also directly in ->set_pio_mode methods..
> >
> > Could you please instead try moving ->id allocation from probe_for_drive()
> > to ide_port_alloc_devices() (this would fix all such issues for good) and
> > verify that it also fixes the oops?
>
> Okay, that makes sense: here's a patch which fixes the oops that way;
> but it didn't work first time - see save_id! I'm not entirely happy
> with the memsetting, as I comment in the patch, but I don't really
> know what reuse these get: please check the decisions I made,
> you may well want to change it around a bit.
>
>
> [PATCH next] ide: fix PowerMac bootup oops
>
> PowerMac bootup with CONFIG_IDE=y oopses in ide_pio_cycle_time():
> because "ide: try to use PIO Mode 0 during probe if possible" causes
> pmac_ide_set_pio_mode() to be called before drive->id has been set.
>
> Bart points out other places which now need drive->id set earlier,
> so follow his advice to allocate it in ide_port_alloc_devices()
> (using kzalloc_node, without error message, as when allocating drive).
>
> But memset id in probe_for_drive() when it might be being reused -
> or would it be better to memset it wherever it used to be kfreed?

Please memset() it in ide_port_init_devices_data() -- this function
is called before IDE device structure is going to be (re-)used.

The rest of patch looks good, thanks for fixing this bug!

> Fixed in passing: ide_host_alloc() was missing ide_port_free_devices()
> from an error path.
>
> Signed-off-by: Hugh Dickins <hugh.dickins@tiscali.co.uk>
> ---
>
> drivers/ide/ide-probe.c | 47 ++++++++++++++++----------------------
> 1 file changed, 21 insertions(+), 26 deletions(-)
>
> --- lnext/drivers/ide/ide-probe.c 2009-06-03 11:45:13.000000000 +0100
> +++ linux/drivers/ide/ide-probe.c 2009-06-09 12:03:55.000000000 +0100
> @@ -465,23 +465,9 @@ static u8 probe_for_drive(ide_drive_t *d
> int rc;
> u8 cmd;
>
> - /*
> - * In order to keep things simple we have an id
> - * block for all drives at all times. If the device
> - * is pre ATA or refuses ATA/ATAPI identify we
> - * will add faked data to this.
> - *
> - * Also note that 0 everywhere means "can't do X"
> - */
> -
> drive->dev_flags &= ~IDE_DFLAG_ID_READ;
>
> - drive->id = kzalloc(SECTOR_SIZE, GFP_KERNEL);
> - if (drive->id == NULL) {
> - printk(KERN_ERR "ide: out of memory for id data.\n");
> - return 0;
> - }
> -
> + memset(drive->id, 0, SECTOR_SIZE);
> m = (char *)&drive->id[ATA_ID_PROD];
> strcpy(m, "UNKNOWN");
>
> @@ -497,7 +483,7 @@ static u8 probe_for_drive(ide_drive_t *d
> }
>
> if ((drive->dev_flags & IDE_DFLAG_PRESENT) == 0)
> - goto out_free;
> + return 0;
>
> /* identification failed? */
> if ((drive->dev_flags & IDE_DFLAG_ID_READ) == 0) {
> @@ -521,7 +507,7 @@ static u8 probe_for_drive(ide_drive_t *d
> }
>
> if ((drive->dev_flags & IDE_DFLAG_PRESENT) == 0)
> - goto out_free;
> + return 0;
>
> /* The drive wasn't being helpful. Add generic info only */
> if ((drive->dev_flags & IDE_DFLAG_ID_READ) == 0) {
> @@ -535,9 +521,6 @@ static u8 probe_for_drive(ide_drive_t *d
> }
>
> return 1;
> -out_free:
> - kfree(drive->id);
> - return 0;
> }
>
> static void hwif_release_dev(struct device *dev)
> @@ -817,8 +800,6 @@ static int ide_port_setup_devices(ide_hw
> if (ide_init_queue(drive)) {
> printk(KERN_ERR "ide: failed to init %s\n",
> drive->name);
> - kfree(drive->id);
> - drive->id = NULL;
> drive->dev_flags &= ~IDE_DFLAG_PRESENT;
> continue;
> }
> @@ -947,9 +928,6 @@ static void drive_release_dev (struct de
> blk_cleanup_queue(drive->queue);
> drive->queue = NULL;
>
> - kfree(drive->id);
> - drive->id = NULL;
> -
> drive->dev_flags &= ~IDE_DFLAG_PRESENT;
>
> complete(&drive->gendev_rel_comp);
> @@ -1132,8 +1110,10 @@ static void ide_port_init_devices_data(i
>
> ide_port_for_each_dev(i, drive, hwif) {
> u8 j = (hwif->index * MAX_DRIVES) + i;
> + u16 *saved_id = drive->id;
>
> memset(drive, 0, sizeof(*drive));
> + drive->id = saved_id;
>
> drive->media = ide_disk;
> drive->select = (i << 4) | ATA_DEVICE_OBS;
> @@ -1240,8 +1220,10 @@ static void ide_port_free_devices(ide_hw
> ide_drive_t *drive;
> int i;
>
> - ide_port_for_each_dev(i, drive, hwif)
> + ide_port_for_each_dev(i, drive, hwif) {
> + kfree(drive->id);
> kfree(drive);
> + }
> }
>
> static int ide_port_alloc_devices(ide_hwif_t *hwif, int node)
> @@ -1255,6 +1237,18 @@ static int ide_port_alloc_devices(ide_hw
> if (drive == NULL)
> goto out_nomem;
>
> + /*
> + * In order to keep things simple we have an id
> + * block for all drives at all times. If the device
> + * is pre ATA or refuses ATA/ATAPI identify we
> + * will add faked data to this.
> + *
> + * Also note that 0 everywhere means "can't do X"
> + */
> + drive->id = kzalloc_node(SECTOR_SIZE, GFP_KERNEL, node);
> + if (drive->id == NULL)
> + goto out_nomem;
> +
> hwif->devices[i] = drive;
> }
> return 0;
> @@ -1296,6 +1290,7 @@ struct ide_host *ide_host_alloc(const st
> if (idx < 0) {
> printk(KERN_ERR "%s: no free slot for interface\n",
> d ? d->name : "ide");
> + ide_port_free_devices(hwif);
> kfree(hwif);
> continue;
> }


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