lkml.org 
[lkml]   [2017]   [Oct]   [14]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
/
From
Date
SubjectRe: usb/net/rt2x00: warning in rt2800_eeprom_word_index
On Thu, Oct 12, 2017 at 9:25 AM, Stanislaw Gruszka <sgruszka@redhat.com> wrote:
> Hi
>
> On Mon, Oct 09, 2017 at 07:50:53PM +0200, Andrey Konovalov wrote:
>> I've got the following report while fuzzing the kernel with syzkaller.
>>
>> On commit 8a5776a5f49812d29fe4b2d0a2d71675c3facf3f (4.14-rc4).
>>
>> I'm not sure whether this is a bug in the driver, or just a way to
>> report misbehaving device. In the latter case this shouldn't be a
>> WARN() call, since WARN() means bug in the kernel.
>
> This is about wrong EEPROM, which reported 3 tx streams on
> non 3 antenna device. I think WARN() is justified and thanks
> to the call trace I was actually able to to understand what
> happened.
>
> In general I do not think WARN() only means a kernel bug, it
> can be F/W or H/W bug too.

Hi Stanislaw,

Printing messages is fine. Printing stacks is fine. Just please make
them distinguishable from kernel bugs and don't kill the whole
possibility of automated Linux kernel testing. That's an important
capability.

Thanks

\
 
 \ /
  Last update: 2017-10-14 16:41    [W:0.086 / U:2.616 seconds]
©2003-2018 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site