Patchwork [6/8] alx: fix MAC address alignment problem

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Submitter Johannes Berg
Date June 29, 2013, 5:23 p.m.
Message ID <1372526600-15934-7-git-send-email-johannes@sipsolutions.net>
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Permalink /patch/255747/
State Accepted
Delegated to: David Miller
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Johannes Berg - June 29, 2013, 5:23 p.m.
In two places, parts of MAC addresses are used as u32/u16
values. This can cause alignment problems, use put_unaligned
and get_unaligned to fix this.

Reported-by: Ben Hutchings <ben@decadent.org.uk>
Signed-off-by: Johannes Berg <johannes@sipsolutions.net>
---
 drivers/net/ethernet/atheros/alx/hw.c | 8 ++++----
 1 file changed, 4 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)

Patch

diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/atheros/alx/hw.c b/drivers/net/ethernet/atheros/alx/hw.c
index aed48a7..ea99e5d 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ethernet/atheros/alx/hw.c
+++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/atheros/alx/hw.c
@@ -282,8 +282,8 @@  static bool alx_read_macaddr(struct alx_hw *hw, u8 *addr)
 	mac1 = alx_read_mem32(hw, ALX_STAD1);
 
 	/* addr should be big-endian */
-	*(__be32 *)(addr + 2) = cpu_to_be32(mac0);
-	*(__be16 *)addr = cpu_to_be16(mac1);
+	put_unaligned(cpu_to_be32(mac0), (__be32 *)(addr + 2));
+	put_unaligned(cpu_to_be16(mac1), (__be16 *)addr);
 
 	return is_valid_ether_addr(addr);
 }
@@ -326,9 +326,9 @@  void alx_set_macaddr(struct alx_hw *hw, const u8 *addr)
 	u32 val;
 
 	/* for example: 00-0B-6A-F6-00-DC * STAD0=6AF600DC, STAD1=000B */
-	val = be32_to_cpu(*(__be32 *)(addr + 2));
+	val = be32_to_cpu(get_unaligned((__be32 *)(addr + 2)));
 	alx_write_mem32(hw, ALX_STAD0, val);
-	val = be16_to_cpu(*(__be16 *)addr);
+	val = be16_to_cpu(get_unaligned((__be16 *)addr));
 	alx_write_mem32(hw, ALX_STAD1, val);
 }