NAK: [SRU][Xenial] UBUNTU: SAUCE: powerpc/fadump: fix wrong function return in the backport

Kleber Souza kleber.souza at canonical.com
Tue Oct 2 13:59:42 UTC 2018


On 10/02/18 15:25, Kleber Sacilotto de Souza wrote:
> BugLink: https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/1792419
> 
> The 4.4.y stable backport c9fadf27006b for upstream commit 1bd6a1c4b80a
> ("powerpc/fadump: handle crash memory ranges array index overflow")
> introduces a build failure on ppc by returning a int in a void function.
> In 4.4.y register_fadump() returns void because 98b8cd7f7564
> ("powerpc/fadump: Return error when fadump registration fails") hasn't
> been backported for this stable release.
> 
> Fixes: c9fadf27006b ("powerpc/fadump: handle crash memory ranges array index overflow")
> Signed-off-by: Kleber Sacilotto de Souza <kleber.souza at canonical.com>
> ---
>  arch/powerpc/kernel/fadump.c | 6 ++----
>  1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)
> 
> diff --git a/arch/powerpc/kernel/fadump.c b/arch/powerpc/kernel/fadump.c
> index 4e71df4048a9..69c8090e5399 100644
> --- a/arch/powerpc/kernel/fadump.c
> +++ b/arch/powerpc/kernel/fadump.c
> @@ -1001,7 +1001,6 @@ static void register_fadump(void)
>  {
>  	unsigned long addr;
>  	void *vaddr;
> -	int ret;
>  
>  	/*
>  	 * If no memory is reserved then we can not register for firmware-
> @@ -1010,9 +1009,8 @@ static void register_fadump(void)
>  	if (!fw_dump.reserve_dump_area_size)
>  		return;
>  
> -	ret = fadump_setup_crash_memory_ranges();
> -	if (ret)
> -		return ret;
> +	if (fadump_setup_crash_memory_ranges())
> +		return;
>  
>  	addr = be64_to_cpu(fdm.rmr_region.destination_address) + be64_to_cpu(fdm.rmr_region.source_len);
>  	/* Initialize fadump crash info header. */
> 

As discussed offline, the best approach would be to backport
"powerpc/fadump: Return error when fadump registration fails" to fix
this build error. I'll send another patch shortly.

Thanks,
Kleber




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