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From: Marc Zyngier <maz@kernel.org>
To: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, devicetree@vger.kernel.org
Cc: frowand.list@gmail.com, robh+dt@kernel.org, kernel-team@android.com
Subject: [PATCH] of: Don't allow __of_attached_node_sysfs() without CONFIG_SYSFS
Date: Fri, 20 Aug 2021 15:47:22 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20210820144722.169226-1-maz@kernel.org> (raw)

Trying to boot without SYSFS, but with OF_DYNAMIC quickly
results in a crash:

[    0.088460] Unable to handle kernel NULL pointer dereference at virtual address 0000000000000070
[...]
[    0.103927] CPU: 1 PID: 1 Comm: swapper/0 Not tainted 5.14.0-rc3 #4179
[    0.105810] Hardware name: linux,dummy-virt (DT)
[    0.107147] pstate: 80000005 (Nzcv daif -PAN -UAO -TCO BTYPE=--)
[    0.108876] pc : kernfs_find_and_get_ns+0x3c/0x7c
[    0.110244] lr : kernfs_find_and_get_ns+0x3c/0x7c
[...]
[    0.134087] Call trace:
[    0.134800]  kernfs_find_and_get_ns+0x3c/0x7c
[    0.136054]  safe_name+0x4c/0xd0
[    0.136994]  __of_attach_node_sysfs+0xf8/0x124
[    0.138287]  of_core_init+0x90/0xfc
[    0.139296]  driver_init+0x30/0x4c
[    0.140283]  kernel_init_freeable+0x160/0x1b8
[    0.141543]  kernel_init+0x30/0x140
[    0.142561]  ret_from_fork+0x10/0x18

While not having sysfs isn't a very common option these days,
it is still expected that such configuration would work.

Paper over it by bailing out from __of_attach_node_sysfs() if
CONFIG_SYSFS isn't enabled.

Signed-off-by: Marc Zyngier <maz@kernel.org>
---
 drivers/of/kobj.c | 2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/drivers/of/kobj.c b/drivers/of/kobj.c
index a32e60b024b8..6675b5e56960 100644
--- a/drivers/of/kobj.c
+++ b/drivers/of/kobj.c
@@ -119,7 +119,7 @@ int __of_attach_node_sysfs(struct device_node *np)
 	struct property *pp;
 	int rc;
 
-	if (!of_kset)
+	if (!IS_ENABLED(CONFIG_SYSFS) || !of_kset)
 		return 0;
 
 	np->kobj.kset = of_kset;
-- 
2.30.2


             reply	other threads:[~2021-08-20 14:47 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 8+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-08-20 14:47 Marc Zyngier [this message]
2021-08-23  4:01 ` Frank Rowand
2021-08-23  8:04   ` Marc Zyngier
2021-08-23 18:46   ` Rob Herring
2021-08-23 21:27     ` Frank Rowand
2021-08-23 22:14       ` Rob Herring
2021-08-23 22:21         ` Frank Rowand
2021-08-23 18:48 ` Rob Herring

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