[PATCH V2 08/15] staging: unisys: visorhba: use sg helper to operate sgl
dan.carpenter at oracle.com
Thu Jun 13 10:24:25 UTC 2019
On Thu, Jun 13, 2019 at 06:04:11PM +0800, Ming Lei wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 13, 2019 at 11:52:14AM +0200, Greg Kroah-Hartman wrote:
> > On Thu, Jun 13, 2019 at 03:13:28PM +0800, Ming Lei wrote:
> > > The current way isn't safe for chained sgl, so use sg helper to
> > > operate sgl.
> > I can not make any sense out of this changelog.
> > What "isn't safe"? What is a "sgl"?
> sgl is 'scatterlist' in kernel, and several linear sgl can be chained
> together, so accessing the sgl in linear way may see a chained sg, which
> is like a link pointer, then may cause trouble for driver.
So from a user perspective it results in an Oops? It would be really
cool if you had the copy of the Oops btw so people could grep the git
history for it.
(You need to resend with the improved commit message).
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