Re: [PATCH] i2c: bcm2835: Clear current message and count after a transaction
From: Florian Fainelli
Date: Fri Dec 21 2018 - 12:52:41 EST
On 12/21/18 4:11 AM, Paul Kocialkowski wrote:
> The driver's interrupt handler checks whether a message is currently
> being handled with the curr_msg pointer. When it is NULL, the interrupt
> is considered to be unexpected. Similarly, the i2c_start_transfer
> routine checks for the remaining number of messages to handle in
> However, these values are never cleared and always keep the message and
> number relevant to the latest transfer (which might be done already and
> the underlying message memory might have been freed).
> When an unexpected interrupt hits with the DONE bit set, the isr will
> then try to access the flags field of the curr_msg structure, leading
> to a fatal page fault.
> Fix the issue by systematically clearing curr_msg and num_msgs in the
> driver-wide device structure when a transfer is considered complete.
Should not this get a Fixes tag?
> Signed-off-by: Paul Kocialkowski <paul.kocialkowski@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> drivers/i2c/busses/i2c-bcm2835.c | 3 +++
> 1 file changed, 3 insertions(+)
> diff --git a/drivers/i2c/busses/i2c-bcm2835.c b/drivers/i2c/busses/i2c-bcm2835.c
> index 44deae78913e..5486252f5f2f 100644
> --- a/drivers/i2c/busses/i2c-bcm2835.c
> +++ b/drivers/i2c/busses/i2c-bcm2835.c
> @@ -298,6 +298,9 @@ static int bcm2835_i2c_xfer(struct i2c_adapter *adap, struct i2c_msg msgs,
> return -ETIMEDOUT;
> + i2c_dev->curr_msg = NULL;
> + i2c_dev->num_msgs = 0;
> if (!i2c_dev->msg_err)
> return num;