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Date:   Sun, 31 May 2020 17:11:46 +0200
From:   Bean Huo <huobean@...il.com>
To:     Avri Altman <Avri.Altman@....com>,
        "alim.akhtar@...sung.com" <alim.akhtar@...sung.com>,
        "asutoshd@...eaurora.org" <asutoshd@...eaurora.org>,
        "jejb@...ux.ibm.com" <jejb@...ux.ibm.com>,
        "martin.petersen@...cle.com" <martin.petersen@...cle.com>,
        "stanley.chu@...iatek.com" <stanley.chu@...iatek.com>,
        "beanhuo@...ron.com" <beanhuo@...ron.com>,
        "bvanassche@....org" <bvanassche@....org>,
        "tomas.winkler@...el.com" <tomas.winkler@...el.com>,
        "cang@...eaurora.org" <cang@...eaurora.org>
Cc:     "linux-scsi@...r.kernel.org" <linux-scsi@...r.kernel.org>,
        "linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org" <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v4 3/4] scsi: ufs: cleanup ufs initialization path

On Sat, 2020-05-30 at 06:37 +0000, Avri Altman wrote:
> > +       /* Get the length of descriptor */
> > +       ufshcd_map_desc_id_to_length(hba, desc_id, &buff_len);
> > +       if (!buff_len) {
> > +               dev_err(hba->dev, "%s: Failed to get desc length",
> > __func__);
> > +               return -EINVAL;
> >          }
> > 
> >          /* Check whether we need temp memory */
> 
> The first time we are reading the descriptor, we no longer can rely
> on its true size.
> So for this check, buff_len is 256 and kmalloc will always happen. 
> Do you think that this check is still relevant?
> 
> /* Check whether we need temp memory */
>         if (param_offset != 0 || param_size < buff_len) {
>                 desc_buf = kmalloc(buff_len, GFP_KERNEL);
>                 if (!desc_buf)
>                         return -ENOMEM;
>         } else {
>                 desc_buf = param_read_buf;
>                 is_kmalloc = false;
>         }

Avri
I found this checkup is still needed since LU descriptor read will
multiple enter this function. so I didn't delete it in the new version
patch.

thanks,
Bean

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