[PATCH] drm/doc: Drop misleading comment on drm_mode_config_cleanup

Daniel Vetter daniel.vetter at ffwll.ch
Tue Oct 22 16:37:17 UTC 2019

This is not something we'll fix, because failing to clean up stuff (or
doing it in the wrong order) is a driver bug. The offending FIXME goes
all the way back to the original modeset merge.

We've added a WARN_ON in

commit 2b677e8c08eed11e4ebe66a7c334f03e389a19a3
Author: Daniel Vetter <daniel.vetter at ffwll.ch>
Date:   Mon Dec 10 21:16:05 2012 +0100

    drm: reference framebuffers which are on the idr

including a comment blaming drivers on this. Right thing to do is most
likely drm_atomic_helper_shutdown plus making sure that
drm_mode_config_cleanup is not called too early (i.e. not in driver
unload, but only in the final drm_device release callback).

Cc: Mihail Atanassov <Mihail.Atanassov at arm.com>
Reported-by: Mihail Atanassov <Mihail.Atanassov at arm.com>
Signed-off-by: Daniel Vetter <daniel.vetter at intel.com>
 drivers/gpu/drm/drm_mode_config.c | 2 --
 1 file changed, 2 deletions(-)

diff --git a/drivers/gpu/drm/drm_mode_config.c b/drivers/gpu/drm/drm_mode_config.c
index 7bc03c3c154f..3b570a404933 100644
--- a/drivers/gpu/drm/drm_mode_config.c
+++ b/drivers/gpu/drm/drm_mode_config.c
@@ -428,8 +428,6 @@ EXPORT_SYMBOL(drm_mode_config_init);
  * Note that since this /should/ happen single-threaded at driver/device
  * teardown time, no locking is required. It's the driver's job to ensure that
  * this guarantee actually holds true.
- *
- * FIXME: cleanup any dangling user buffer objects too
 void drm_mode_config_cleanup(struct drm_device *dev)

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