Re: [PATCH v2] mediatek/mt7601u: add debugfs exit function

From: Kalle Valo
Date: Mon Apr 25 2022 - 02:03:43 EST

z <zhaojunkui2008@xxxxxxx> writes:

> At 2022-04-23 03:47:04, "Jakub Kicinski" <kubakici@xxxxx> wrote:
>>On Fri, 22 Apr 2022 01:08:54 -0700 Bernard Zhao wrote:
>>> When mt7601u loaded, there are two cases:
>>> First when mt7601u is loaded, in function mt7601u_probe, if
>>> function mt7601u_probe run into error lable err_hw,
>>> mt7601u_cleanup didn`t cleanup the debugfs node.
>>> Second when the module disconnect, in function mt7601u_disconnect,
>>> mt7601u_cleanup didn`t cleanup the debugfs node.
>>> This patch add debugfs exit function and try to cleanup debugfs
>>> node when mt7601u loaded fail or unloaded.
>>> Signed-off-by: Bernard Zhao <zhaojunkui2008@xxxxxxx>
>>Ah, missed that there was a v2. My point stands, wiphy debugfs dir
>>should do the cleanup.
>>Do you encounter problems in practice or are you sending this patches
>>based on reading / static analysis of the code only.
> Hi Jakub Kicinski:
> The issue here is found by reading code.
> I read the drivers/net/wireless code and found that many modules are
> not cleanup the debugfs.
> I sorted out the modules that were not cleaned up the debugfs:
> ./ti/wl18xx
> ./ti/wl12xx
> ./intel/iwlwifi
> ./intel/iwlwifi
> ./mediatek/mt76
> I am not sure whether this part is welcome to kernel so I submitted a patch.
> If you have any suggestions, welcome to put forward for discussion, thank you!

Jakub is saying that wiphy_unregister() recursively removes the debugfs

* First remove the hardware from everywhere, this makes
* it impossible to find from userspace.

So AFAICS there is no bug. But if you are testing this on a real
hardware and something is wrong, please provide more info.