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authorAndrea Righi <arighi@develer.com>2010-08-19 21:13:29 (GMT)
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2010-08-20 16:34:54 (GMT)
commit7b34d5257a90c419d67c1c3b52f87a679845ef1e (patch)
treef5b0a4c3d3c52155f026cf5323ea4f8b9ea6fd55 /samples
parent2aaf2092c168fc02df0645415f524b357ee7ec2e (diff)
kfifo: fix kernel BUG in dma example
The scatterlist is used uninitialized in kfifo_dma_in_prepare(). This triggers the following bug if CONFIG_DEBUG_SG=y: ------------[ cut here ]------------ kernel BUG at include/linux/scatterlist.h:65! invalid opcode: 0000 [#1] PREEMPT SMP ... Call Trace: [<ffffffff810a1eab>] setup_sgl+0x6b/0xe0 [<ffffffffa03d7000>] ? example_init+0x0/0x265 [dma_example] [<ffffffff810a2021>] __kfifo_dma_in_prepare+0x21/0x30 [<ffffffffa03d7124>] example_init+0x124/0x265 [dma_example] [<ffffffff810f9c55>] ? trace_module_notify+0x25/0x370 [<ffffffff81110c6e>] ? free_pages_prepare+0x11e/0x1e0 [<ffffffff8106f2b1>] ? get_parent_ip+0x11/0x50 [<ffffffff810f9c55>] ? trace_module_notify+0x25/0x370 [<ffffffff810b65fd>] ? trace_hardirqs_on+0xd/0x10 [<ffffffff814beade>] ? mutex_unlock+0xe/0x10 [<ffffffff810f9c71>] ? trace_module_notify+0x41/0x370 [<ffffffff810a77d5>] ? __blocking_notifier_call_chain+0x45/0x80 [<ffffffff81137b7a>] ? vfree+0x2a/0x30 [<ffffffff810a6ac3>] ? up_read+0x23/0x40 [<ffffffff810a77f5>] ? __blocking_notifier_call_chain+0x65/0x80 [<ffffffff810001e3>] do_one_initcall+0x43/0x180 [<ffffffff810c577a>] sys_init_module+0xba/0x200 [<ffffffff8103819b>] system_call_fastpath+0x16/0x1b RIP [<ffffffff810a1e31>] setup_sgl_buf+0x1a1/0x1b0 RSP <ffff88006720dc98> ---[ end trace a72b979fd3c1d3a5 ]--- Add the proper initialization to avoid the bug. Signed-off-by: Andrea Righi <arighi@develer.com> Acked-by: Stefani Seibold <stefani@seibold.net> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
Diffstat (limited to 'samples')
-rw-r--r--samples/kfifo/dma-example.c1
1 files changed, 1 insertions, 0 deletions
diff --git a/samples/kfifo/dma-example.c b/samples/kfifo/dma-example.c
index b9482c2..03433ca 100644
--- a/samples/kfifo/dma-example.c
+++ b/samples/kfifo/dma-example.c
@@ -45,6 +45,7 @@ static int __init example_init(void)
printk(KERN_INFO "queue len: %u\n", kfifo_len(&fifo));
+ sg_init_table(sg, ARRAY_SIZE(sg));
ret = kfifo_dma_in_prepare(&fifo, sg, ARRAY_SIZE(sg), FIFO_SIZE);
printk(KERN_INFO "DMA sgl entries: %d\n", ret);

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