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Date:   Mon, 4 Oct 2021 17:40:49 -0700
From:   Doug Anderson <dianders@...omium.org>
To:     Geert Uytterhoeven <geert@...ux-m68k.org>
Cc:     DRI Development <dri-devel@...ts.freedesktop.org>,
        kernel test robot <oliver.sang@...el.com>,
        Daniel Vetter <daniel@...ll.ch>,
        David Airlie <airlied@...ux.ie>,
        Jani Nikula <jani.nikula@...el.com>,
        Linus Walleij <linus.walleij@...aro.org>,
        Maarten Lankhorst <maarten.lankhorst@...ux.intel.com>,
        Maxime Ripard <mripard@...nel.org>,
        Sam Ravnborg <sam@...nborg.org>,
        Thomas Zimmermann <tzimmermann@...e.de>,
        Linux Kernel Mailing List <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
        Linux-Renesas <linux-renesas-soc@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] drm/edid: Fix crash with zero/invalid EDID

Hi,

On Mon, Oct 4, 2021 at 10:14 AM Geert Uytterhoeven <geert@...ux-m68k.org> wrote:
>
> Hi Douglas,
>
> On Mon, Oct 4, 2021 at 6:22 PM Douglas Anderson <dianders@...omium.org> wrote:
> > In the commit bac9c2948224 ("drm/edid: Break out reading block 0 of
> > the EDID") I broke out reading the base block of the EDID to its own
> > function. Unfortunately, when I did that I messed up the handling when
> > drm_edid_is_zero() indicated that we had an EDID that was all 0x00 or
> > when we went through 4 loops and didn't get a valid EDID. Specifically
> > I needed to pass the broken EDID to connector_bad_edid() but now I was
> > passing an error-pointer.
> >
> > Let's re-jigger things so we can pass the bad EDID in properly.
> >
> > Fixes: bac9c2948224 ("drm/edid: Break out reading block 0 of the EDID")
> > Reported-by: kernel test robot <oliver.sang@...el.com>
> > Reported-by: Geert Uytterhoeven <geert@...ux-m68k.org>
> > Signed-off-by: Douglas Anderson <dianders@...omium.org>
>
> The crash is was seeing is gone, so
> Tested-by: Geert Uytterhoeven <geert+renesas@...der.be>

Thanks for testing! I'll plan to apply tomorrow morning (California
time) to balance between giving folks a chance to yell at me for my
patch and the urgency of fixing the breakage.

-Doug

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