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SubjectRe: [PATCH] qla4xxx: Return -ENOMEM on memory allocation failure
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On 07/07/14 10:01 pm, "Mike Christie" <michaelc@cs.wisc.edu> wrote:

>On 07/04/2014 03:37 PM, Julia Lawall wrote:
>>
>>
>> On Fri, 4 Jul 2014, Elliott, Robert (Server Storage) wrote:
>>
>>>
>>>
>>>> -----Original Message-----
>>>> From: linux-scsi-owner@vger.kernel.org [mailto:linux-scsi-
>>>> owner@vger.kernel.org] On Behalf Of Himangi Saraogi
>>>> Sent: Friday, 04 July, 2014 1:28 PM
>>>> To: Vikas Chaudhary; iscsi-driver@qlogic.com; James E.J. Bottomley;
>>>>linux-
>>>> scsi@vger.kernel.org; linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
>>>> Cc: julia.lawall@lip6.fr
>>>> Subject: [PATCH] qla4xxx: Return -ENOMEM on memory allocation failure
>>>>
>>>> In this code, 0 is returned on memory allocation failure, even though
>>>> other failures return -ENOMEM or other similar values.
>>>>
>>>> A simplified version of the Coccinelle semantic match that finds this
>>>> problem is as follows:
>>>>
>>>> // <smpl>
>>>> @@
>>>> expression ret;
>>>> expression x,e1,e2,e3;
>>>> identifier alloc;
>>>> @@
>>>>
>>>> ret = 0
>>>> ... when != ret = e1
>>>> *x = alloc(...)
>>>> ... when != ret = e2
>>>> if (x == NULL) { ... when != ret = e3
>>>> return ret;
>>>> }
>>>> // </smpl>
>>>>
>>>> Signed-off-by: Himangi Saraogi <himangi774@gmail.com>
>>>> Acked-by: Julia Lawall <julia.lawall@lip6.fr>
>>>> ---
>>>> drivers/scsi/qla4xxx/ql4_os.c | 1 +
>>>> 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+)
>>>>
>>>> diff --git a/drivers/scsi/qla4xxx/ql4_os.c
>>>>b/drivers/scsi/qla4xxx/ql4_os.c
>>>> index c5d9564..72ba671 100644
>>>> --- a/drivers/scsi/qla4xxx/ql4_os.c
>>>> +++ b/drivers/scsi/qla4xxx/ql4_os.c
>>>> @@ -1050,6 +1050,7 @@ static int qla4xxx_get_host_stats(struct
>>>>Scsi_Host
>>>> *shost, char *buf, int len)
>>>> if (!ql_iscsi_stats) {
>>>> ql4_printk(KERN_ERR, ha,
>>>> "Unable to allocate memory for iscsi stats\n");
>>>> + ret = -ENOMEM;
>>>> goto exit_host_stats;
>>>> }
>>>>
>>>
>>> Also, the only caller of this function doesn't use the return
>>> value - it's overwritten by another function call:
>>>
>>> drivers/scsi/scsi_transport_iscsi.c:
>>> err = transport->get_host_stats(shost, buf,
>>>host_stats_size);
>>>
>>> actual_size = nlmsg_total_size(sizeof(*ev) +
>>>host_stats_size);
>>> skb_trim(skbhost_stats, NLMSG_ALIGN(actual_size));
>>> nlhhost_stats->nlmsg_len = actual_size;
>>>
>>> err = iscsi_multicast_skb(skbhost_stats,
>>>ISCSI_NL_GRP_ISCSID,
>>> GFP_KERNEL);
>>
>> Maybe that is intentional?
>
>I think it was a mistake. There is also one more issue in
>qla4xxx_get_host_stats where it is returning an internal qlogic
>specific error value. This patch should fix all issues.
>
>
>[PATCH] qla4xxx/iscsi: fix get_host_stats error propagation
>
>This patch fixes 2 bugs.
>
>1. qla4xxx was not always returning -EXYZ error codes when
>qla4xxx_get_host_stats failed.
>
>2. iscsi_get_host_stats was dropping the error code returned
>by drivers like qla4xxx.
>
>Signed-off-by: Mike Christie <michaelc@cs.wisc.edu>
>
>diff --git a/drivers/scsi/qla4xxx/ql4_os.c b/drivers/scsi/qla4xxx/ql4_os.c
>index 459b9f7..e4dc3e0 100644
>--- a/drivers/scsi/qla4xxx/ql4_os.c
>+++ b/drivers/scsi/qla4xxx/ql4_os.c
>@@ -1050,6 +1050,7 @@ static int qla4xxx_get_host_stats(struct Scsi_Host
>*shost, char *buf, int len)
> if (!ql_iscsi_stats) {
> ql4_printk(KERN_ERR, ha,
> "Unable to allocate memory for iscsi stats\n");
>+ ret = -ENOMEM;
> goto exit_host_stats;
> }
>
>@@ -1058,6 +1059,7 @@ static int qla4xxx_get_host_stats(struct Scsi_Host
>*shost, char *buf, int len)
> if (ret != QLA_SUCCESS) {
> ql4_printk(KERN_ERR, ha,
> "Unable to retrieve iscsi stats\n");
>+ ret = -EIO;
> goto exit_host_stats;
> }
> host_stats->mactx_frames = le64_to_cpu(ql_iscsi_stats->mac_tx_frames);
>diff --git a/drivers/scsi/scsi_transport_iscsi.c
>b/drivers/scsi/scsi_transport_iscsi.c
>index 0102a2d..ea2996a 100644
>--- a/drivers/scsi/scsi_transport_iscsi.c
>+++ b/drivers/scsi/scsi_transport_iscsi.c
>@@ -3467,6 +3467,10 @@ iscsi_get_host_stats(struct iscsi_transport
>*transport, struct nlmsghdr *nlh)
> memset(buf, 0, host_stats_size);
>
> err = transport->get_host_stats(shost, buf, host_stats_size);
>+ if (err) {
>+ kfree(skbhost_stats);
>+ goto exit_host_stats;
>+ }
>
> actual_size = nlmsg_total_size(sizeof(*ev) + host_stats_size);
> skb_trim(skbhost_stats, NLMSG_ALIGN(actual_size));


Acked-by: Vikas Chaudhary <vikas.chaudhary@qlogic.com>



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