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Date:   Thu, 2 Nov 2017 09:28:38 +0200
From:   Gilad Ben-Yossef <>
To:     Dan Carpenter <>
Cc:     Greg Kroah-Hartman <>,,
        Linux kernel mailing list <>,,
        Linux Crypto Mailing List <>,
        Ofir Drang <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 2/3] staging: ccree: handle limiting of DMA masks


Thank you for the review.

On Wed, Nov 1, 2017 at 1:09 PM, Dan Carpenter <> wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 31, 2017 at 11:56:16AM +0000, Gilad Ben-Yossef wrote:
>> -     if (!dev->coherent_dma_mask)
>> -             dev->coherent_dma_mask = DMA_BIT_MASK(DMA_BIT_MASK_LEN);
>> +     if (rc) {
>> +             dev_err(dev, "Error: failed in dma_set_mask, mask=%par\n",
>> +                     &dma_mask);
>> +             goto post_drvdata_err;
> Also this is not the right goto.  We should be turning the clk off.

Yes, it's wrong. I think a better thing to do though is to check the
DMA mask before turning the clock on, so the goto label
is right, but the code location is wrong...

> I don't really care for the naming scheme, and I know you renamed it for
> me already once and I feel bad for not liking it more.  It's still
> really a come-from label name and doesn't say what the goto does...
> Instead of post_clk_err, I wish it had names like "err_clk_off:".

> And in this case what it does is print a duplicative error message and
> return.  :/  The goto post_drvdata_err: lines should just print their
> own error messages if needed and return directly.  If there is no
> cleanup then there is no need for a goto.

Both good points. I will address them in a later patch.

> Anyway, that's not related to this patch.  Just resend it with
> goto post_clk_err: in the v2.

Will do.



Gilad Ben-Yossef
Chief Coffee Drinker

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