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Subject[PATCH v4 37/47] soc: fsl: qe: drop broken lazy call of cpm_muram_init()
cpm_muram_alloc_common() tries to support a kind of lazy
initialization - if the muram_pool has not been created yet, it calls
cpm_muram_init(). Now, cpm_muram_alloc_common() is always called under

spin_lock_irqsave(&cpm_muram_lock, flags);

and cpm_muram_init() does gen_pool_create() (which implies a
GFP_KERNEL allocation) and ioremap(), not to mention the fun that
ensues from cpm_muram_init() doing


In other words, this has never worked, so nobody can have been relying
on it.

cpm_muram_init() is called from a subsys_initcall (either from
cpm_init() in arch/powerpc/sysdev/cpm_common.c or, via qe_reset(),
from qe_init() in drivers/soc/fsl/qe/qe.c).

Signed-off-by: Rasmus Villemoes <>
drivers/soc/fsl/qe/qe_common.c | 3 ---
1 file changed, 3 deletions(-)

diff --git a/drivers/soc/fsl/qe/qe_common.c b/drivers/soc/fsl/qe/qe_common.c
index 4437f4e14d2c..feb33ec1c3d6 100644
--- a/drivers/soc/fsl/qe/qe_common.c
+++ b/drivers/soc/fsl/qe/qe_common.c
@@ -119,9 +119,6 @@ static s32 cpm_muram_alloc_common(unsigned long size,
struct muram_block *entry;
s32 start;

- if (!muram_pool && cpm_muram_init())
- goto out2;
start = gen_pool_alloc_algo(muram_pool, size, algo, data);
if (!start)
goto out2;
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