[PATCH 1/7] dmaengine: edma: fix two faults which happen with the 8250_dma user

Sebastian Andrzej Siewior bigeasy at linutronix.de
Tue Jul 29 11:58:58 PDT 2014

The rx path of the 8250_dma user in the RX-timeout case:
- it starts the RX transfer
- if the rx-timeout interrupt occures, it dmaengine_pause() the transfer
- step two is dmaengine_terminate_all() on this channel.
- based on dmaengine_tx_status() it learns the number of transfered
- the rx interrupt occures, it does not start the RX-transfer because
  according to dmaengine_tx_status() the status of the current transfer
  is still DMA_IN_PROGRESS because the earlier dmaengine_terminate_all()
  did not reset this.
- on rx-timeout it invokes dmaengine_pause() again. This time, it
  segfaults because the channel has no descriptor yet.

To make the upper case work better, this patch adds dma_cookie_complete()
to complete the cookie. Also it adds is an additional check for echan->edesc
in case the channel has no descriptor assigned.

Cc: Joel Fernandes <joelf at ti.com>
Cc: Vinod Koul <vinod.koul at intel.com>
Cc: Dan Williams <dan.j.williams at intel.com>
Cc: dmaengine at vger.kernel.org
Signed-off-by: Sebastian Andrzej Siewior <bigeasy at linutronix.de>
 drivers/dma/edma.c | 3 ++-
 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/drivers/dma/edma.c b/drivers/dma/edma.c
index d08c4de..ff05dd4 100644
--- a/drivers/dma/edma.c
+++ b/drivers/dma/edma.c
@@ -256,6 +256,7 @@ static int edma_terminate_all(struct edma_chan *echan)
 	 * echan->edesc is NULL and exit.)
 	if (echan->edesc) {
+		dma_cookie_complete(&echan->edesc->vdesc.tx);
 		echan->edesc = NULL;
@@ -282,7 +283,7 @@ static int edma_slave_config(struct edma_chan *echan,
 static int edma_dma_pause(struct edma_chan *echan)
 	/* Pause/Resume only allowed with cyclic mode */
-	if (!echan->edesc->cyclic)
+	if (!echan->edesc || !echan->edesc->cyclic)
 		return -EINVAL;

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