[Nouveau] drivers/gpu/drm/nouveau/nvkm/subdev/therm/temp.c: broken emergency poweroff handling

Pavel Machek pavel at ucw.cz
Sat Sep 23 19:04:06 UTC 2017


Not only it is unneccessarily complex, it is also broken; GFP_ATOMIC
allocation can fail.. and then you fail to shut down the machine.

Someone please fix this.


--- a/drivers/gpu/drm/nouveau/nvkm/subdev/therm/temp.c
+++ b/drivers/gpu/drm/nouveau/nvkm/subdev/therm/temp.c
@@ -120,6 +120,11 @@ nvkm_therm_sensor_event(struct nvkm_therm *therm, enum nvkm_therm_thrs thrs,
                        struct work_struct *work;

                        work = kmalloc(sizeof(*work), GFP_ATOMIC);
+                       /* FIXME:
+                          1) this is total overkill, orderly_poweroff() already
+                          uses schedule_work internally
+                          2) it would  be good to at least printk what is going on
+                       */
                        if (work) {
                                INIT_WORK(work, nv_poweroff_work);

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