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SubjectRe: [PATCH] clocksource: timer-ti-dm: Fix regression
On Tue, 7 Jan 2020 at 02:07, Tony Lindgren <tony@atomide.com> wrote:
>
> Clean-up commit 8c82723414d5 ("clocksource/drivers/timer-ti-dm: Switch to
> platform_get_irq") caused a regression where we now try to access
> uninitialized data for timer:
>
> drivers/clocksource/timer-ti-dm.c: In function 'omap_dm_timer_probe':
> drivers/clocksource/timer-ti-dm.c:798:13: warning: 'timer' may be used
> uninitialized in this function [-Wmaybe-uninitialized]
>
> On boot we now get:
>
> Unable to handle kernel NULL pointer dereference at virtual address
> 00000004
> ...
> (omap_dm_timer_probe) from [<c061ac7c>] (platform_drv_probe+0x48/0x98)
> (platform_drv_probe) from [<c0618c04>] (really_probe+0x1dc/0x348)
> (really_probe) from [<c0618ef4>] (driver_probe_device+0x5c/0x160)
>
> Let's fix the issue by moving platform_get_irq to happen after timer has
> been allocated.
>
> Fixes: 8c82723414d5 ("clocksource/drivers/timer-ti-dm: Switch to platform_get_irq")

Thanks for fixing this issue.
I have noticed arm BeagleBoard-X15 boot failed on linux next tree
(5.5.0-rc5-next-20200110).

[ 6.157822] 8<--- cut here ---
[ 6.160911] Unable to handle kernel NULL pointer dereference at
virtual address 00000004
[ 6.169120] pgd = 25d83e32
[ 6.171903] [00000004] *pgd=80000080204003, *pmd=00000000
[ 6.177358] Internal error: Oops: a06 [#1] SMP ARM
[ 6.182179] Modules linked in:
[ 6.185260] CPU: 0 PID: 1 Comm: swapper/0 Not tainted
5.5.0-rc5-next-20200110 #1
[ 6.192694] Hardware name: Generic DRA74X (Flattened Device Tree)
[ 6.198832] PC is at omap_dm_timer_probe+0x48/0x310

- Naresh

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