Re: [PATCH v3 2/3] hwmon: xgene: Add hwmon driver

From: James Morse
Date: Thu Sep 08 2016 - 06:48:22 EST


On 08/09/16 09:14, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
> On Wednesday, September 7, 2016 3:37:05 PM CEST Guenter Roeck wrote:
>> On Wed, Sep 07, 2016 at 11:41:44PM +0200, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
>>> On Thursday, July 21, 2016 1:55:56 PM CEST Hoan Tran wrote:
>>>> + ctx->comm_base_addr = cppc_ss->base_address;
>>>> + if (ctx->comm_base_addr) {
>>>> + ctx->pcc_comm_addr =
>>>> + acpi_os_ioremap(ctx->comm_base_addr,
>>>> + cppc_ss->length);
>>> This causes the arm64 allmodconfig build to fail now, according to
>>> kernelci:
>>> 1 ERROR: "memblock_is_memory" [drivers/hwmon/xgene-hwmon.ko] undefined!
>>> Should this perhaps call ioremap() or memremap() instead?
>> Hmmm ... almost sounds to me like blaming the messenger. e7cd190385d1 ("arm64:
>> mark reserved memblock regions explicitly in iomem") starts using a function
>> in acpi_os_ioremap() which is not exported. On top of that, memblock_is_memory()
>> is declared as __init_memblock, which makes me really uncomfortable.
>> If acpi_os_ioremap() must not be used by modules, and possibly only during
>> early (?) initialization, maybe its declaration should state those limitations ?
> Ah, I didn't notice that. I guess both patches were correct individually and
> got added to linux-next around the same time but caused allmodconfig to blow up
> when used together.
> Adding everyone who was involved in the memblock patch to Cc here, maybe one
> of them has an idea what the correct fix is. There are only two other drivers
> using acpi_os_ioremap() and one of them is x86-specific, so it's still likely
> that drivers are not actually supposed to use this symbol. Making
> acpi_os_ioremap() an exported function in arm64 would also work.

You could use acpi_os_map_iomem()/acpi_os_unmap_iomem() from acpi/acpi_io.h.
If there isn't an existing mapping these end up in acpi_os_ioremap(), and are

(I'm still waiting for allmodconfig on linux-next to finish building)