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Date:   Sun, 24 Mar 2019 14:26:25 +0200
From:   Andy Shevchenko <andy.shevchenko@...il.com>
To:     Aditya Pakki <pakki001@....edu>
Cc:     Kangjie Lu <kjlu@....edu>,
        Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@...uxfoundation.org>,
        Jiri Slaby <jslaby@...e.com>, Vinod Koul <vkoul@...nel.org>,
        Andy Shevchenko <andriy.shevchenko@...ux.intel.com>,
        "open list:SERIAL DRIVERS" <linux-serial@...r.kernel.org>,
        Linux Kernel Mailing List <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2] tty: 8250: fix a missing check for pci_ioremap_bar

On Sun, Mar 24, 2019 at 2:05 PM Andy Shevchenko
<andy.shevchenko@...il.com> wrote:
> On Sun, Mar 24, 2019 at 12:55 AM Aditya Pakki <pakki001@....edu> wrote:
> >
> > pci_ioremap_bar could fail. The fix captures the failure and
> > pass an error code upstream. This can avoid potential NULL
> > pointer dereferences in the future.
> >
>
> NAK.
> This will break non-DMA case.

> > @@ -172,12 +172,14 @@ static void qrk_serial_setup_dma(struct lpss8250 *lpss, struct uart_port *port)

Just to clarify, what you need is simple

void __iomem *regs;

chip->pdata = ... //move it here for better looking code
chip->irq = ...
chip->regs = pci_ioremap_bar(...);
if (!chip->regs)
  return;

and thank you for pointing to this.

-- 
With Best Regards,
Andy Shevchenko

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