Patchwork [patch/RESEND,2.6.29-rc6] NAND: fix "raw" reads with ECC syndrome layouts

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Submitter David Brownell
Date Feb. 27, 2009, 3:28 a.m.
Message ID <200902261928.43642.david-b@pacbell.net>
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Permalink /patch/23808/
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David Brownell - Feb. 27, 2009, 3:28 a.m.
On Thursday 26 February 2009, Andrew Morton wrote:
> > +     temp = chip->ecc.steps;
> > +     do {
> > +             ...
> > +     } while (--temp);
> 
> It would be clearer to code this as a plain old up-counting for loop.

Downside:  GCC adds a pointless jump-to-loop-test instruction at
the top of the loop ... but we know there's at least one step,
so there's no need to do that.  And up-counting needs an extra
variable, with initialization etc.

Patch

======== CUT HERE
From: David Brownell <dbrownell@users.sourceforge.net>

Cosmetic fixes to the patch fixing raw HW_SYNDROME read/write.

Signed-off-by: David Brownell <dbrownell@users.sourceforge.net>
---
 drivers/mtd/nand/nand_base.c |   28 +++++++++++++---------------
 1 file changed, 13 insertions(+), 15 deletions(-)

--- a/drivers/mtd/nand/nand_base.c
+++ b/drivers/mtd/nand/nand_base.c
@@ -773,10 +773,9 @@  static int nand_read_page_raw_syndrome(s
 	int eccsize = chip->ecc.size;
 	int eccbytes = chip->ecc.bytes;
 	uint8_t *oob = chip->oob_poi;
-	int temp;
+	int steps, size;
 
-	temp = chip->ecc.steps;
-	do {
+	for (steps = chip->ecc.steps; steps > 0; steps--) {
 		chip->read_buf(mtd, buf, eccsize);
 		buf += eccsize;
 
@@ -792,11 +791,11 @@  static int nand_read_page_raw_syndrome(s
 			chip->read_buf(mtd, oob, chip->ecc.postpad);
 			oob += chip->ecc.postpad;
 		}
-	} while (--temp);
+	}
 
-	temp = mtd->oobsize - (oob - chip->oob_poi);
-	if (temp)
-		chip->read_buf(mtd, oob, temp);
+	size = mtd->oobsize - (oob - chip->oob_poi);
+	if (size)
+		chip->read_buf(mtd, oob, size);
 
 	return 0;
 }
@@ -1542,7 +1541,7 @@  static void nand_write_page_raw(struct m
  * @chip:	nand chip info structure
  * @buf:	data buffer
  *
- * We need a special oob layout and handling even when ECC isn't used.
+ * We need a special oob layout and handling even when ECC isn't checked.
  */
 static void nand_write_page_raw_syndrome(struct mtd_info *mtd, struct nand_chip *chip,
 				const uint8_t *buf)
@@ -1550,10 +1549,9 @@  static void nand_write_page_raw_syndrome
 	int eccsize = chip->ecc.size;
 	int eccbytes = chip->ecc.bytes;
 	uint8_t *oob = chip->oob_poi;
-	int temp;
+	int steps, size;
 
-	temp = chip->ecc.steps;
-	do {
+	for (steps = chip->ecc.steps; steps > 0; steps--) {
 		chip->write_buf(mtd, buf, eccsize);
 		buf += eccsize;
 
@@ -1569,11 +1567,11 @@  static void nand_write_page_raw_syndrome
 			chip->write_buf(mtd, oob, chip->ecc.postpad);
 			oob += chip->ecc.postpad;
 		}
-	} while (--temp);
+	}
 
-	temp = mtd->oobsize - (oob - chip->oob_poi);
-	if (temp)
-		chip->write_buf(mtd, oob, temp);
+	size = mtd->oobsize - (oob - chip->oob_poi);
+	if (size)
+		chip->write_buf(mtd, oob, size);
 }
 /**
  * nand_write_page_swecc - [REPLACABLE] software ecc based page write function