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SubjectRe: [PATCH] ata: ahci_st: fixup layering violations / drvdata errors
Hello.

On 4/8/2015 9:59 PM, Brian Norris wrote:

> When working on another SATA driver that uses libahci_platform, I
> noticed an error in this driver; it tries to the the driver data for its
> device, while libata also thinks it can set the driver data. See:

> ahci_platform_init_host()
> -> ata_host_alloc_pinfo()
> -> ata_host_alloc()
> -> dev_set_drvdata()

> So instead of sticking the IP-specific platform data into drvdata, let's
> use the plat_data variable that is reserved for this use.

> Signed-off-by: Brian Norris <computersforpeace@gmail.com>
> Cc: Srinivas Kandagatla <srinivas.kandagatla@gmail.com>
> Cc: Maxime Coquelin <maxime.coquelin@st.com>
> Cc: Patrice Chotard <patrice.chotard@st.com>
> ---
> This is ONLY compile tested; I don't have hardware to run. This looks like it
> could have ramifications on suspend/resume support, and hot device removal
> (e.g., sysfs unbind), so it might qualify as -stable, if someone can test it

> drivers/ata/ahci_st.c | 25 ++++++++++++++-----------
> 1 file changed, 14 insertions(+), 11 deletions(-)

> diff --git a/drivers/ata/ahci_st.c b/drivers/ata/ahci_st.c
> index bc971af262e7..2bd2375c2ab1 100644
> --- a/drivers/ata/ahci_st.c
> +++ b/drivers/ata/ahci_st.c
[...]
> @@ -107,7 +108,9 @@ static void st_ahci_host_stop(struct ata_host *host)
>
> static int st_ahci_probe_resets(struct platform_device *pdev)
> {
> - struct st_ahci_drv_data *drv_data = platform_get_drvdata(pdev);
> + struct ata_host *host = dev_get_drvdata(&pdev->dev);

Why not just platform_get_drvdata()?

[...]

MBR, Sergei



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