Patchwork [mtd] gpio_flash: fix the bug in handling gpio flash read/write when offset + len from mtd exceeds the window size

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Submitter Brian Norris
Date Aug. 16, 2014, 1:28 a.m.
Message ID <20140816012852.GI18411@ld-irv-0074>
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Permalink /patch/380450/
State Accepted
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Brian Norris - Aug. 16, 2014, 1:28 a.m.
On Thu, Aug 07, 2014 at 11:43:49AM +0800, Aaron Wu wrote:
> Signed-off-by: Aaron Wu <Aaron.wu@analog.com>
> 
> fix the bug in handling gpio flash read/write when offset + len
> from mtd exceeds the window size

Typically, you should have the commit message comments before the
'Signed-off-by'.

> ---
>  drivers/mtd/maps/gpio-addr-flash.c |   43 ++++++++++++++++++++++++------------
>  1 file changed, 29 insertions(+), 14 deletions(-)
> 
> diff --git a/drivers/mtd/maps/gpio-addr-flash.c b/drivers/mtd/maps/gpio-addr-flash.c
> index a4c477b..947631a 100644
> --- a/drivers/mtd/maps/gpio-addr-flash.c
> +++ b/drivers/mtd/maps/gpio-addr-flash.c
> @@ -99,22 +99,29 @@ static map_word gf_read(struct map_info *map, unsigned long ofs)
>   *	@from: flash offset to copy from
>   *	@len:  how much to copy
>   *
> - * We rely on the MTD layer to chunk up copies such that a single request here
> - * will not cross a window size.  This allows us to only wiggle the GPIOs once
> - * before falling back to a normal memcpy.  Reading the higher layer code shows
> - * that this is indeed the case, but add a BUG_ON() to future proof.
> + *Toggle the correct GPIO according to @from to enable the right flash bank,
> + *still the read offset plus len may execceds the actual Window size,when
> + *this happnes, reverts the value for multiple read until all data is read.
>   */

The spacing and wording is a little off, so I reworded this. Queued to
l2-mtd.git/next, with the following diff applied:


Thanks,
Brian

Patch

diff --git a/drivers/mtd/maps/gpio-addr-flash.c b/drivers/mtd/maps/gpio-addr-flash.c
index 947631a329f7..2fb346091af2 100644
--- a/drivers/mtd/maps/gpio-addr-flash.c
+++ b/drivers/mtd/maps/gpio-addr-flash.c
@@ -99,9 +99,8 @@  static map_word gf_read(struct map_info *map, unsigned long ofs)
  *	@from: flash offset to copy from
  *	@len:  how much to copy
  *
- *Toggle the correct GPIO according to @from to enable the right flash bank,
- *still the read offset plus len may execceds the actual Window size,when
- *this happnes, reverts the value for multiple read until all data is read.
+ * The "from" region may straddle more than one window, so toggle the GPIOs for
+ * each window region before reading its data.
  */
 static void gf_copy_from(struct map_info *map, void *to, unsigned long from, ssize_t len)
 {