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Date:	Fri, 8 Aug 2014 11:30:48 +0200 (CEST)
From:	Julia Lawall <julia.lawall@...6.fr>
To:	Joshua Morris <josh.h.morris@...ibm.com>
cc:	Jeff Moyer <jmoyer@...hat.com>, kernel-janitors@...r.kernel.org,
	Philip Kelleher <pjk1939@...ux.vnet.ibm.com>,
	dan.carpenter@...cle.com, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] block: add abort on failure

On Fri, 8 Aug 2014, Julia Lawall wrote:

> From: Julia Lawall <Julia.Lawall@...6.fr>
>
> Initializing card seems to be critical to the rest of the probe process, so
> abort the probe function if the calls to rsxx_load_config and
> rsxx_get_num_targets do not succeed.

Note that this is not tested.  Nevertheless, at least the first failure
will leave card in an unknown partially initialized state, which seems
undesirable.

julia


> Suggested by Jeff Moyer.
>
> Signed-off-by: Julia Lawall <Julia.Lawall@...6.fr>
>
> ---
>  drivers/block/rsxx/core.c |    8 ++++++--
>  1 file changed, 6 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
>
> diff --git a/drivers/block/rsxx/core.c b/drivers/block/rsxx/core.c
> index a8de2ee..ae2805b 100644
> --- a/drivers/block/rsxx/core.c
> +++ b/drivers/block/rsxx/core.c
> @@ -915,15 +915,19 @@ static int rsxx_pci_probe(struct pci_dev *dev,
>
>  	/************* Load Card Config *************/
>  	st = rsxx_load_config(card);
> -	if (st)
> +	if (st) {
>  		dev_err(CARD_TO_DEV(card),
>  			"Failed loading card config\n");
> +		goto failed_dma_setup;
> +	}
>
>  	/************* Setup DMA Engine *************/
>  	st = rsxx_get_num_targets(card, &card->n_targets);
> -	if (st)
> +	if (st) {
>  		dev_info(CARD_TO_DEV(card),
>  			"Failed reading the number of DMA targets\n");
> +		goto failed_dma_setup;
> +	}
>
>  	card->ctrl = kzalloc(card->n_targets * sizeof(*card->ctrl), GFP_KERNEL);
>  	if (!card->ctrl) {
>
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