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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2] PCI: Reinstate "PCI: Coalesce host bridge contiguous apertures"
Hi Johannes,

On Wed, Nov 17, 2021 at 6:41 PM Johannes Berg <johannes@sipsolutions.net> wrote:
> So this patch landed now ... :)
>
> > + /* Coalesce contiguous windows */
> > + resource_list_for_each_entry_safe(window, n, &resources) {
> > + if (list_is_last(&window->node, &resources))
> > + break;
> > +
> > + next = list_next_entry(window, node);
> > + offset = window->offset;
> > + res = window->res;
> > + next_offset = next->offset;
> > + next_res = next->res;
> > +
> > + if (res->flags != next_res->flags || offset != next_offset)
> > + continue;
> > +
> > + if (res->end + 1 == next_res->start) {
> > + next_res->start = res->start;
> > + res->flags = res->start = res->end = 0;
> > + }
> > + }
> >
>
> Maybe this was already a problem before - but I had a stupid thing in
> arch/um/drivers/virt-pci.c (busn_resource has start == end == 0), and
> your changes here caused that resource to be dropped off the list.
>
> Now this wouldn't be a problem, but we add it using pci_add_resource()
> and then that does a memory allocation, but you don't free it here? I'm
> not sure it'd even be safe to free it here and I'll just set
> busn_resource to have end==1 instead (it's all kind of virtual).
>
> But I still wanted to ask if this might be a problem here for others.

Yes it is. I've sent a fix
https://lore.kernel.org/r/9c41a4372b27420c732ff5599d823e363de00c6d.1657704829.git.geert+renesas@glider.be

Gr{oetje,eeting}s,

Geert

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