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Date:   Thu, 24 Dec 2020 11:01:53 -0800
From:   Dan Williams <>
To:     Linus Torvalds <>
Cc:     Linux Kernel Mailing List <>,
        linux-nvdimm <>
Subject: [GIT PULL] libnvdimm for v5.11

Hi Linus,

Twas the day before Christmas and the only thing stirring in libnvdimm
/ device-dax land is a pile of miscellaneous fixups and cleanups. If
this is too late for -rc1 I'll pull out the fixes and resubmit after
the holidays. The bulk of it has appeared in -next save the last two
patches to device-dax that are passed my build and unit tests.

Please pull from:



The following changes since commit 09162bc32c880a791c6c0668ce0745cf7958f576:

  Linux 5.10-rc4 (2020-11-15 16:44:31 -0800)

are available in the Git repository at:


for you to fetch changes up to 127c3d2e7e8a79628160e56e54d2be099bdd47c6:

  Merge branch 'for-5.11/dax' into for-5.11/libnvdimm (2020-12-24
10:14:04 -0800)

libnvdimm for 5.11

- Fix a long standing block-window-namespace issue surfaced by the ndctl
  change to attempt to preserve the kernel device name over a

- Fix a few error path memory leaks in nfit and device-dax

- Silence a smatch warning in the ioctl path

- Miscellaneous cleanups

Dan Williams (4):
      libnvdimm/namespace: Fix reaping of invalidated
block-window-namespace labels
      ACPI: NFIT: Fix input validation of bus-family
      device-dax: Fix range release
      Merge branch 'for-5.11/dax' into for-5.11/libnvdimm

Enrico Weigelt (1):
      libnvdimm: Cleanup include of badblocks.h

Wang Hai (1):
      device-dax/core: Fix memory leak when rmmod dax.ko

Zhang Qilong (1):
      libnvdimm/label: Return -ENXIO for no slot in __blk_label_update

Zhen Lei (3):
      ACPI/nfit: avoid accessing uninitialized memory in acpi_nfit_ctl()
      device-dax: delete a redundancy check in dev_dax_validate_align()
      device-dax: Avoid an unnecessary check in alloc_dev_dax_range()

Zheng Yongjun (1):
      device-dax/pmem: Convert comma to semicolon

 drivers/acpi/nfit/core.c | 15 ++++++----
 drivers/dax/bus.c        | 71 ++++++++++++++++++------------------------------
 drivers/dax/pmem/core.c  |  2 +-
 drivers/dax/super.c      |  1 +
 drivers/nvdimm/btt.h     |  3 +-
 drivers/nvdimm/claim.c   |  1 +
 drivers/nvdimm/core.c    |  1 -
 drivers/nvdimm/label.c   | 13 ++++++++-
 8 files changed, 54 insertions(+), 53 deletions(-)

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