Re: staging driver s626 clashes with philips SAA7146 media/dvb based cards

From: Herton Ronaldo Krzesinski
Date: Thu Jun 18 2009 - 13:23:26 EST

Em Quinta-feira 18 Junho 2009, às 04:28:04, Frank Mori Hess escreveu:
> On Wednesday 17 June 2009, Herton Ronaldo Krzesinski wrote:
> > >
> > > Your patch breaks configuration of the board unless the bus and slot
> > > are explicitly specified. Just make a minimal patch that replaces
> > > pci_get_device with pci_get_subsys and fixes the problem that was
> > > reported.
> >
> > Hmm that's not what the patch does, it doesn't break configuration,
> > keeps the same logic as before (I was wrong in my last email replying to
> > myself), check it, if it->options[0] and it->options[1] isn't specified,
> > the pdev is valid so the for loop exits (see !pdev check).
> Your right. However, it also turns a loop over pci devices into a loop
> over pci ids, which appears to break the case of multiple s626 boards
> where the bus/slot of the second s626 board is specified. If you're not
> willing to provide a minimal patch that just fixes the reported problem,
> just say so. It would have been less effort for me to do it myself than
> analyze what your changes are breaking.

That's part of reviewing process, I just wanted to enhance it in case more pci
ids are added in the future along with the switch to pci_get_subsys, I don't
know why you act like that, you don't want the code to be enhanced? Other
comedi driver loop over ids, for example gsc_hpdi

And indeed what you say it's true, there is a bug in the patch now that you
checked it out properly, it has a problem with this multiple s626 case, fixed
that now. Pointing out the problem instead just saying it's broken helps :)

I also removed the obligation to add sub ids and re-factored the patch, that
was too much and not good, just a simpler loop over pci id array is used now,
and a comment was added in pci id list telling people that they should add
subvendor:subdevice ids for boards with vendor:device == 0x1131:0x7146,
in case new boards with this id appear.

Let me know if there is any problem remaining with this version:

Staging: comedi: s626: use subvendor:subdevice ids for SAA7146 board

The current s626 comedi driver in staging conflicts with philips SAA7146
media/dvb based cards, because it claims the same vendor:device pci id
for all subdevice/subvendor ids. What happens is that for people that have a
philips SAA7146 media/dvb based card, s626 if available gets loaded by udev
and makes system freeze (

The s626 driver shouldn't claim all 1131:7146 devices. Fix this by
specifying specific known subvendor:subdevice ids in its pci id table

Also s626_attach is modified to use now pci_get_subsys instead of
pci_get_device as reported by Ian Abbott, and now we loop over pci id
table entries in case more ids are added in the future.


Signed-off-by: Herton Ronaldo Krzesinski <herton@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>

diff --git a/drivers/staging/comedi/drivers/s626.c b/drivers/staging/comedi/drivers/s626.c
index 30dec9d..4210590 100644
--- a/drivers/staging/comedi/drivers/s626.c
+++ b/drivers/staging/comedi/drivers/s626.c
@@ -110,9 +110,13 @@ static const struct s626_board s626_boards[] = {
#define PCI_VENDOR_ID_S626 0x1131
#define PCI_DEVICE_ID_S626 0x7146

+ * For devices with vendor:device id == 0x1131:0x7146 you must specify
+ * also subvendor:subdevice ids, because otherwise it will conflict with
+ * Philips SAA7146 media/dvb based cards.
+ */
static DEFINE_PCI_DEVICE_TABLE(s626_pci_table) = {
- 0},
+ {PCI_VENDOR_ID_S626, PCI_DEVICE_ID_S626, 0x6000, 0x0272, 0, 0, 0},

@@ -498,25 +502,26 @@ static int s626_attach(struct comedi_device *dev, struct comedi_devconfig *it)
resource_size_t resourceStart;
dma_addr_t appdma;
struct comedi_subdevice *s;
- struct pci_dev *pdev;
+ const struct pci_device_id *ids;
+ struct pci_dev *pdev = NULL;

if (alloc_private(dev, sizeof(struct s626_private)) < 0)
return -ENOMEM;

- for (pdev = pci_get_device(PCI_VENDOR_ID_S626, PCI_DEVICE_ID_S626,
- NULL); pdev != NULL;
- pdev = pci_get_device(PCI_VENDOR_ID_S626,
- PCI_DEVICE_ID_S626, pdev)) {
- if (it->options[0] || it->options[1]) {
- if (pdev->bus->number == it->options[0] &&
- PCI_SLOT(pdev->devfn) == it->options[1]) {
+ for (i = 0; i < ARRAY_SIZE(s626_pci_table) && !pdev; i++) {
+ ids = &s626_pci_table[i];
+ do {
+ pdev = pci_get_subsys(ids->vendor, ids->device, ids->subvendor,
+ ids->subdevice, pdev);
+ if ((it->options[0] || it->options[1]) && pdev) {
/* matches requested bus/slot */
+ if (pdev->bus->number == it->options[0] &&
+ PCI_SLOT(pdev->devfn) == it->options[1])
+ break;
+ } else
- }
- } else {
- /* no bus/slot specified */
- break;
- }
+ } while (1);
devpriv->pdev = pdev;

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