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SubjectRe: [PATCH] zynq: clkc: Add kmalloc allocation flag
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Quoting Li zeming (2023-02-22 13:58:34)
> The kmalloc could crash if allocation fails. Add the __GFP_NOFAIL flag
> to ensure that allocation succeeds every time.
>
> Signed-off-by: Li zeming <zeming@nfschina.com>
> ---
> drivers/clk/zynq/clkc.c | 2 +-
> 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)
>
> diff --git a/drivers/clk/zynq/clkc.c b/drivers/clk/zynq/clkc.c
> index 7bdeaff2bfd6..7621c2f00468 100644
> --- a/drivers/clk/zynq/clkc.c
> +++ b/drivers/clk/zynq/clkc.c
> @@ -427,7 +427,7 @@ static void __init zynq_clk_setup(struct device_node *np)
> SLCR_GEM1_CLK_CTRL, 0, 0, &gem1clk_lock);
>
> tmp = strlen("mio_clk_00x");
> - clk_name = kmalloc(tmp, GFP_KERNEL);
> + clk_name = kmalloc(tmp, GFP_KERNEL | __GFP_NOFAIL);

There are so many more allocations happening in this function and they
aren't marked nofail. Why is this one special?

I could see a patch moving mio_clk_00x to the stack and then printing to
it. But it is also fine like this, so I don't see any reason to change
this.

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