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SubjectRe: [PATCH 3/5] PCI/ERR: get device before call device driver to avoid null pointer reference
On Tue, Sep 29, 2020 at 6:48 PM Andy Shevchenko
<andriy.shevchenko@linux.intel.com> wrote:
>
> On Tue, Sep 29, 2020 at 05:38:00PM +0800, Ethan Zhao wrote:
> > On Tue, Sep 29, 2020 at 4:51 PM Andy Shevchenko
> > <andriy.shevchenko@linux.intel.com> wrote:
> > > On Tue, Sep 29, 2020 at 10:35:14AM +0800, Ethan Zhao wrote:
> > > > Preferred style, there will be cleared comment in v6.
> > >
> > > Avoid top postings.
> > >
> > > > On Sat, Sep 26, 2020 at 12:42 AM Andy Shevchenko
> > > > <andriy.shevchenko@linux.intel.com> wrote:
> > > > > On Thu, Sep 24, 2020 at 10:34:21PM -0400, Ethan Zhao wrote:
>
> ...
>
> > > > > > Buffer I/O error on dev nvme0n1p1, logical block 468843328,
> > > > > > async page read
> > > > > > BUG: kernel NULL pointer dereference, address: 0000000000000050
> > > > > > #PF: supervisor read access in kernel mode
> > > > > > #PF: error_code(0x0000) - not-present page
> > > > >
> > > > > Same comment about Oops.
> > >
> > > In another thread it was a good advice to move the full Oops (if you think it's
> > > very useful to have) after the cutter '---' line, so it will be in email
> > > archives but Git history.
> >
> > So git history wouldn't give any of the Oops context, and he/she has
> > to access LKML,
> > if offline, then ...lost.
>
> Tell me, do you really think the line:
> #PF: error_code(0x0000) - not-present page
> makes any sense in the commit message?
>
> I do not think so. And so on, for almost 60% of the Oops.
> Really, to help one person you will make millions suffering. It's not okay.
>
If you and millions feel so suffered, why not try to simplify the
Oops code to not
output nonsense too much to console and log. :)

They might not be so important to old birds as you. but it is easy to cut off
the road for newcomers.

Anyway, it is not the focus of this patchset. help to take a look and
try the code.


Thanks,
Ethan

> --
> With Best Regards,
> Andy Shevchenko
>
>

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