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SubjectRE: [PATCH] serial: cpm_uart: call cpm_muram_init before registering console
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Rasmus Villemoes <linux@rasmusvillemoes.dk>
> Sent: Thursday, February 13, 2020 5:44 AM
> To: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>; Jiri Slaby
> <jslaby@suse.com>; Timur Tabi <timur@kernel.org>; Leo Li
> <leoyang.li@nxp.com>; Rasmus Villemoes <linux@rasmusvillemoes.dk>
> Cc: Qiang Zhao <qiang.zhao@nxp.com>; linuxppc-dev@lists.ozlabs.org; Scott
> Wood <oss@buserror.net>; Christophe Leroy <christophe.leroy@c-s.fr>;
> linux-serial@vger.kernel.org; linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
> Subject: [PATCH] serial: cpm_uart: call cpm_muram_init before registering
> console
>
> Christophe reports that powerpc 8xx silently fails to 5.6-rc1. It turns out I was
> wrong about nobody relying on the lazy initialization of the cpm/qe muram in
> commit b6231ea2b3c6 (soc: fsl: qe: drop broken lazy call of
> cpm_muram_init()).
>
> Rather than reinstating the somewhat dubious lazy call (initializing a currently
> held spinlock, and implicitly doing a GFP_KERNEL under that spinlock), make
> sure that cpm_muram_init() is called early enough - I thought the calls from
> the subsys_initcalls were good enough, but when used by console drivers,
> that's obviously not the case. cpm_muram_init() is safe to call twice (there's
> an early return if it is already initialized), so keep the call from cpm_init() - in
> case SERIAL_CPM_CONSOLE=n.
>
> Reported-by: Christophe Leroy <christophe.leroy@c-s.fr>
> Fixes: b6231ea2b3c6 (soc: fsl: qe: drop broken lazy call of cpm_muram_init())
> Signed-off-by: Rasmus Villemoes <linux@rasmusvillemoes.dk>

Acked-by: Li Yang <leoyang.li@nxp.com>

> ---
>
> Christophe, can I get you to add a formal Tested-by?
>
> I'm not sure which tree this should go through.
>
> drivers/tty/serial/cpm_uart/cpm_uart_core.c | 1 +
> 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+)
>
> diff --git a/drivers/tty/serial/cpm_uart/cpm_uart_core.c
> b/drivers/tty/serial/cpm_uart/cpm_uart_core.c
> index 19d5a4cf29a6..d4b81b06e0cb 100644
> --- a/drivers/tty/serial/cpm_uart/cpm_uart_core.c
> +++ b/drivers/tty/serial/cpm_uart/cpm_uart_core.c
> @@ -1373,6 +1373,7 @@ static struct console cpm_scc_uart_console = {
>
> static int __init cpm_uart_console_init(void) {
> + cpm_muram_init();
> register_console(&cpm_scc_uart_console);
> return 0;
> }
> --
> 2.23.0

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