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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 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.

--
With Best Regards,
Andy Shevchenko


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