[PATCH 1/7] mmc: sdio: store owner from modules with sdio_register_driver()

Krzysztof Kozlowski krzysztof.kozlowski at linaro.org
Mon Apr 1 02:44:52 PDT 2024

On 31/03/2024 22:37, Francesco Dolcini wrote:
> Hello Krzysztof,
> On Fri, Mar 29, 2024 at 06:24:31PM +0100, Krzysztof Kozlowski wrote:
>> Modules registering driver with sdio_register_driver() might
>> forget to set .owner field.  The field is used by some of other kernel
>                              ^^ double space here
>> parts for reference counting (try_module_get()), so it is expected that
>> drivers will set it.
>> Solve the problem by moving this task away from the drivers to the core
>> code, just like we did for platform_driver in
>> commit 9447057eaff8 ("platform_device: use a macro instead of
>> platform_driver_register").
>> Since many drivers forget to set the .owner, this effectively will fix
>> them.  Examples of fixed drivers are: ath6kl, b43, btsdio.c, ks7010,
>        ^^ and here

Which is correct :). Double space is on purpose.

>> libertas, MediaTek WiFi drivers, Realtek WiFi drivers, rsi, siano,
>> wilc1000, wl1251 and more.
>> Signed-off-by: Krzysztof Kozlowski <krzysztof.kozlowski at linaro.org>
> My nit comments are irrelevant, but given you did the same twice I felt
> like letting you know.
> Reviewed-by: Francesco Dolcini <francesco.dolcini at toradex.com>

Best regards,

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