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SubjectRe: [PATCH v6 02/10] Revert "drm/qxl: do not run release if qxl failed to init"
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Hi Tong

Am 04.02.21 um 19:52 schrieb Tong Zhang:
> Hi Thomas,
>
> The original problem was qxl_device_init() can fail,
> when it fails there is no need to call
> qxl_modeset_fini(qdev);
> qxl_device_fini(qdev);
> But those two functions are otherwise called in the qxl_drm_release() -

OK, makes sense. Thanks for the explanation.

>
> I have posted an updated patch.
> The new patch use the following logic
>
> + if (!qdev->ddev.mode_config.funcs)
> + return;

This is again just papering over the issue. Better don't call
qxl_drm_release() in the error path if qxl_device_init() fails.

I see two solutions: either roll-back manually, or use our new managed
DRM interfaces. This is what the other drivers do.

Best regards
Thomas

> qxl_modeset_fini(qdev);
> qxl_device_fini(qdev);
>
> Thanks,
> - Tong
>
>
>> On Feb 4, 2021, at 1:34 PM, Thomas Zimmermann <tzimmermann@suse.de> wrote:
>>
>> Hi
>>
>> Am 04.02.21 um 15:57 schrieb Gerd Hoffmann:
>>> This reverts commit b91907a6241193465ca92e357adf16822242296d.
>>
>> This should be in the correct format, as given by 'dim cite'.
>>
>> dim cite b91907a6241193465ca92e357adf16822242296d
>> b91907a62411 ("drm/qxl: do not run release if qxl failed to init")
>>
>>> Patch is broken, it effectively makes qxl_drm_release() a nop
>>> because on normal driver shutdown qxl_drm_release() is called
>>> *after* drm_dev_unregister().
>>> Cc: Tong Zhang <ztong0001@gmail.com>
>>> Signed-off-by: Gerd Hoffmann <kraxel@redhat.com>
>>> ---
>>> drivers/gpu/drm/qxl/qxl_drv.c | 2 --
>>> 1 file changed, 2 deletions(-)
>>> diff --git a/drivers/gpu/drm/qxl/qxl_drv.c b/drivers/gpu/drm/qxl/qxl_drv.c
>>> index 34c8b25b5780..fb5f6a5e81d7 100644
>>> --- a/drivers/gpu/drm/qxl/qxl_drv.c
>>> +++ b/drivers/gpu/drm/qxl/qxl_drv.c
>>> @@ -144,8 +144,6 @@ static void qxl_drm_release(struct drm_device *dev)
>>> * reodering qxl_modeset_fini() + qxl_device_fini() calls is
>>> * non-trivial though.
>>> */
>>> - if (!dev->registered)
>>> - return;
>>
>> I'm not sure what the original problem was, but I'm sure that this isn't the fix for it. If there's a problem with shutdown, the operations rather have to be reordered correctly.
>>
>> With the citation style address:
>>
>> Acked-by: Thomas Zimmermann <tzimmermann@suse.de>
>>
>>> qxl_modeset_fini(qdev);
>>> qxl_device_fini(qdev);
>>> }
>>
>> --
>> Thomas Zimmermann
>> Graphics Driver Developer
>> SUSE Software Solutions Germany GmbH
>> Maxfeldstr. 5, 90409 Nürnberg, Germany
>> (HRB 36809, AG Nürnberg)
>> Geschäftsführer: Felix Imendörffer
>>
>

--
Thomas Zimmermann
Graphics Driver Developer
SUSE Software Solutions Germany GmbH
Maxfeldstr. 5, 90409 Nürnberg, Germany
(HRB 36809, AG Nürnberg)
Geschäftsführer: Felix Imendörffer

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