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Subject[patch 131/176] parisc : Remove broken line wrapping handling pdc_iodc_print()
2.6.36-stable review patch.  If anyone has any objections, please let us know.

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From: Guy Martin <gmsoft@tuxicoman.be>

commit fbea668498e93bb38ac9226c7af9120a25957375 upstream.

Remove the broken line wrapping handling in pdc_iodc_print().
It is broken in 3 ways :
- It doesn't keep track of the current screen position, it just
assumes that the new buffer will be printed at the begining of the
screen.
- It doesn't take in account that non printable characters won't
increase the current position on the screen.
- And last but not least, it triggers a kernel panic if a backspace
is the first char in the provided buffer :

Backtrace:
[<0000000040128ec4>] pdc_console_write+0x44/0x78
[<0000000040128f18>] pdc_console_tty_write+0x20/0x38
[<000000004032f1ac>] n_tty_write+0x2a4/0x550
[<000000004032b158>] tty_write+0x1e0/0x2d8
[<00000000401bb420>] vfs_write+0xb8/0x188
[<00000000401bb630>] sys_write+0x68/0xb8
[<0000000040104eb8>] syscall_exit+0x0/0x14
Most terminals handle the line wrapping just fine. I've confirmed that
it works correctly on a C8000 with both vga and serial output.

Signed-off-by: Guy Martin <gmsoft@tuxicoman.be>
Signed-off-by: James Bottomley <James.Bottomley@suse.de>
Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@suse.de>

---
arch/parisc/kernel/firmware.c | 13 +------------
1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 12 deletions(-)
--- a/arch/parisc/kernel/firmware.c
+++ b/arch/parisc/kernel/firmware.c
@@ -1126,15 +1126,13 @@ int pdc_iodc_print(const unsigned char *
unsigned int i;
unsigned long flags;

- for (i = 0; i < count && i < 79;) {
+ for (i = 0; i < count;) {
switch(str[i]) {
case '\n':
iodc_dbuf[i+0] = '\r';
iodc_dbuf[i+1] = '\n';
i += 2;
goto print;
- case '\b': /* BS */
- i--; /* overwrite last */
default:
iodc_dbuf[i] = str[i];
i++;
@@ -1142,15 +1140,6 @@ int pdc_iodc_print(const unsigned char *
}
}

- /* if we're at the end of line, and not already inserting a newline,
- * insert one anyway. iodc console doesn't claim to support >79 char
- * lines. don't account for this in the return value.
- */
- if (i == 79 && iodc_dbuf[i-1] != '\n') {
- iodc_dbuf[i+0] = '\r';
- iodc_dbuf[i+1] = '\n';
- }
-
print:
spin_lock_irqsave(&pdc_lock, flags);
real32_call(PAGE0->mem_cons.iodc_io,



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