p54usb: Remove DMA buffer from stack
Larry Finger [Thu, 12 Nov 2009 00:02:29 +0000 (18:02 -0600)]
On 2.6.32-rc6 from wireless-testing, the following warning is emitted:

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WARNING: at lib/dma-debug.c:860 check_for_stack+0xaa/0xe0()
Hardware name: HP Pavilion dv2700 Notebook PC
ehci_hcd 0000:00:02.1: DMA-API: device driver maps memory fromstack
 [addr=ffff8800b6e2bca8]
Modules linked in: <Removed>
Pid: 16378, comm: modprobe Not tainted 2.6.32-rc6-wl #244
Call Trace:
 [<ffffffff81049698>] warn_slowpath_common+0x78/0xb0
 [<ffffffff8104972c>] warn_slowpath_fmt+0x3c/0x40
 [<ffffffff811ae52a>] check_for_stack+0xaa/0xe0
 [<ffffffff811afc8d>] debug_dma_map_page+0xfd/0x170
 [<ffffffffa006297a>] usb_hcd_submit_urb+0x3da/0x9c0 [usbcore]
 [<ffffffff81076e6f>] ? lockdep_init_map+0x5f/0x5d0
 [<ffffffffa0063365>] usb_submit_urb+0xe5/0x260 [usbcore]
 [<ffffffffa0064b7e>] usb_start_wait_urb+0x5e/0xf0 [usbcore]
 [<ffffffffa0063943>] ? usb_init_urb+0x23/0x40 [usbcore]
 [<ffffffffa0064cd4>] usb_bulk_msg+0xc4/0x150 [usbcore]
 [<ffffffffa0441a91>] T.719+0x31/0x40 [p54usb]
 [<ffffffffa0441acf>] p54u_upload_firmware_3887+0x2f/0x490 [p54usb]
 [<ffffffffa049c667>] ? p54_parse_firmware+0x427/0x450 [p54common]
 <Rest of traceback removed>
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Signed-off-by: Larry Finger <Larry.Finger@lwfinger.net>
Cc: Stable <stable@vger.org>
Signed-off-by: John W. Linville <linville@tuxdriver.com>

drivers/net/wireless/p54/p54usb.c

index 17e1995..92af9b9 100644 (file)
@@ -426,12 +426,16 @@ static const char p54u_romboot_3887[] = "~~~~";
 static int p54u_firmware_reset_3887(struct ieee80211_hw *dev)
 {
        struct p54u_priv *priv = dev->priv;
-       u8 buf[4];
+       u8 *buf;
        int ret;
 
-       memcpy(&buf, p54u_romboot_3887, sizeof(buf));
+       buf = kmalloc(4, GFP_KERNEL);
+       if (!buf)
+               return -ENOMEM;
+       memcpy(buf, p54u_romboot_3887, 4);
        ret = p54u_bulk_msg(priv, P54U_PIPE_DATA,
-                           buf, sizeof(buf));
+                           buf, 4);
+       kfree(buf);
        if (ret)
                dev_err(&priv->udev->dev, "(p54usb) unable to jump to "
                        "boot ROM (%d)!\n", ret);