[PATCH v1 15/25] PCI: generic: Free resource list close to where it's allocated
lorenzo.pieralisi at arm.com
Mon Jun 20 10:22:40 PDT 2016
On Mon, Jun 20, 2016 at 09:56:45AM -0700, Tyler Baker wrote:
> Hi Bjorn,
> On 6 June 2016 at 16:06, Bjorn Helgaas <bhelgaas at google.com> wrote:
> > Previously we allocated the PCI resource list in
> > gen_pci_parse_request_of_pci_ranges(), but if we had an error, we freed it
> > on error in gen_pci_init().
> > Reorder gen_pci_init() so we can take care of error path cleanup in
> > gen_pci_parse_request_of_pci_ranges() instead.
> > Signed-off-by: Bjorn Helgaas <bhelgaas at google.com>
> The kernelci.org bot has reported new qemu-aarch64
> (arm64-defconfig) boot failures in next-20160620. I've
> bisected this boot failure down to this patch, and confirmed
> reverting it on top of next-20160620 resolves the boot issue.
> I have not investigated further, but you can easily reproduce the
> boot failure on an x86 host running qemu-system-aarch64 (I'm running
> qemu-system 2.6).
That's most likely because pci_ecam_create() requires the bus_range
resource (its busr parameter) to be initialized when it is called
and that's not the case after this patch is applied if I read it
It is probably a NULL pointer dereference in pci_ecam_create().
>  https://kernelci.org/boot/all/job/next/kernel/next-20160620/
>  https://storage.kernelci.org/next/next-20160620/arm64-defconfig/lab-cambridge/boot-apm-mustang-kvm-guest.txt
>  https://storage.kernelci.org/next/next-20160620/arm64-defconfig/lab-tbaker/boot-qemu-aarch64,legacy.txt
>  http://hastebin.com/segiruribu.vbs
>  http://hastebin.com/dafuzicuyi.avrasm
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