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Subject[PATCH AUTOSEL for 4.15 071/189] scsi: fas216: fix sense buffer initialization
From: Arnd Bergmann <>

[ Upstream commit 96d5eaa9bb74d299508d811d865c2c41b38b0301 ]

While testing with the ARM specific memset() macro removed, I ran into a
compiler warning that shows an old bug:

drivers/scsi/arm/fas216.c: In function 'fas216_rq_sns_done':
drivers/scsi/arm/fas216.c:2014:40: error: argument to 'sizeof' in 'memset' call is the same expression as the destination; did you mean to provide an explicit length? [-Werror=sizeof-pointer-memaccess]

It turns out that the definition of the scsi_cmd structure changed back
in linux-2.6.25, so now we clear only four bytes (sizeof(pointer))
instead of 96 (SCSI_SENSE_BUFFERSIZE). I did not check whether we
actually need to initialize the buffer here, but it's clear that if we
do it, we should use the correct size.

Fixes: de25deb18016 ("[SCSI] use dynamically allocated sense buffer")
Signed-off-by: Arnd Bergmann <>
Signed-off-by: Martin K. Petersen <>
Signed-off-by: Sasha Levin <>
drivers/scsi/arm/fas216.c | 2 +-
1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/drivers/scsi/arm/fas216.c b/drivers/scsi/arm/fas216.c
index f4775ca70bab..27bda2b05de6 100644
--- a/drivers/scsi/arm/fas216.c
+++ b/drivers/scsi/arm/fas216.c
@@ -2011,7 +2011,7 @@ static void fas216_rq_sns_done(FAS216_Info *info, struct scsi_cmnd *SCpnt,
* have valid data in the sense buffer that could
* confuse the higher levels.
- memset(SCpnt->sense_buffer, 0, sizeof(SCpnt->sense_buffer));
+ memset(SCpnt->sense_buffer, 0, SCSI_SENSE_BUFFERSIZE);
//printk("scsi%d.%c: sense buffer: ", info->host->host_no, '0' + SCpnt->device->id);
//{ int i; for (i = 0; i < 32; i++) printk("%02x ", SCpnt->sense_buffer[i]); printk("\n"); }
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