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Date:   Mon, 20 Nov 2017 11:26:26 +0800
From:   Albert Hsieh <wen.hsieh@...adcom.com>
To:     computersforpeace@...il.com
Cc:     kdasu.kdev@...il.com, boris.brezillon@...e-electrons.com,
        richard@....at, dwmw2@...radead.org, marek.vasut@...il.com,
        cyrille.pitchen@...ev4u.fr, linux-mtd@...ts.infradead.org,
        bcm-kernel-feedback-list@...adcom.com,
        linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, hsiehwt@...il.com,
        Albert Hsieh <wen.hsieh@...adcom.com>
Subject: [PATCH 1/1] mtd: nand: brcmnand: Zero bitflip is not an error

A negative return value of brcmstb_nand_verify_erased_page() indicates a
real bitflip error of an erased page, and other return values (>= 0) show
the corrected bitflip number. Zero return value means no bitflip, but the
current driver code treats it as an error, and eventually leads to
falsely reported ECC error.

Fixes: 02b88eea9f9c ("mtd: brcmnand: Add check for erased page bitflip")
Signed-off-by: Albert Hsieh <wen.hsieh@...adcom.com>
---
 drivers/mtd/nand/brcmnand/brcmnand.c | 2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/drivers/mtd/nand/brcmnand/brcmnand.c b/drivers/mtd/nand/brcmnand/brcmnand.c
index e0eb51d..dd56a67 100644
--- a/drivers/mtd/nand/brcmnand/brcmnand.c
+++ b/drivers/mtd/nand/brcmnand/brcmnand.c
@@ -1763,7 +1763,7 @@ static int brcmnand_read(struct mtd_info *mtd, struct nand_chip *chip,
 			err = brcmstb_nand_verify_erased_page(mtd, chip, buf,
 							      addr);
 			/* erased page bitflips corrected */
-			if (err > 0)
+			if (err >= 0)
 				return err;
 		}
 
-- 
2.1.0

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