[PATCH 0/2] video: fbdev: fix error handling, convert to pin_user_pages*()

Sam Ravnborg sam at ravnborg.org
Sun May 31 20:58:19 UTC 2020

Hi John.
On Thu, May 21, 2020 at 09:15:04PM -0700, John Hubbard wrote:
> Hi,
> Note that I have only compile-tested this series, although that does
> also include cross-compiling for a few other arches. I'm hoping that
> this posting will lead to some run-time testing.
> Also: the proposed fix does not have a "Fixes:" tag, nor does it
> Cc stable. That's because the issue has been there since the dawn of
> git history for the kernel. If it's gone unnoticed this long, then
> there is clearly no need for the relatively fast track of putting it
> into stable, IMHO. But please correct me if that's wrong.
> Cc: Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz <b.zolnierkie at samsung.com>
> Cc: Arnd Bergmann <arnd at arndb.de>
> Cc: Daniel Vetter <daniel.vetter at ffwll.ch>
> Cc: Gustavo A. R. Silva <gustavo at embeddedor.com>
> Cc: Jani Nikula <jani.nikula at intel.com>
> Cc: dri-devel at lists.freedesktop.org
> Cc: linux-fbdev at vger.kernel.org

Thanks, patches are now applied to drm-misc-next.
They will hit -next soon, but you will have to wait
until next (not the upcoming) merge window before they hit
mainline linux.


> John Hubbard (2):
>   video: fbdev: fix error handling for get_user_pages_fast()
>   video: fbdev: convert get_user_pages() --> pin_user_pages()
>  drivers/video/fbdev/pvr2fb.c | 24 ++++++++++++++++++------
>  1 file changed, 18 insertions(+), 6 deletions(-)
> base-commit: 051143e1602d90ea71887d92363edd539d411de5
> -- 
> 2.26.2
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