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Re: [Qemu-ppc] [Qemu-devel] [PATCH v2] hw/ppc/spapr: Fix segfault when i
Re: [Qemu-ppc] [Qemu-devel] [PATCH v2] hw/ppc/spapr: Fix segfault when instantiating a 'pc-dimm' without 'memdev'
Mon, 21 Aug 2017 18:47:48 +1000
On Mon, Aug 21, 2017 at 10:45:02AM +0200, Igor Mammedov wrote:
> On Mon, 21 Aug 2017 17:55:20 +1000
> David Gibson <address@hidden> wrote:
> > On Mon, Aug 21, 2017 at 08:30:29AM +0200, Thomas Huth wrote:
> > > QEMU currently crashes when trying to use a 'pc-dimm' on the pseries
> > > machine without specifying its 'memdev' property. This happens because
> > > pc_dimm_get_memory_region() does not check whether the 'memdev' property
> > > has properly been set by the user. Looking closer at this function, it's
> > > also obvious that it is using &error_abort to call another function - and
> > > this is bad in a function that is used in the hot-plugging calling chain
> > > since this can also cause QEMU to exit unexpectedly.
> > >
> > > So let's fix these issues in a proper way now: Add a "Error **errp"
> > > parameter to pc_dimm_get_memory_region() which we use in case the 'memdev'
> > > property has not been set by the user, and which we can use instead of
> > > the &error_abort, and change the callers of get_memory_region() to make
> > > use of this "errp" parameter for proper error checking.
> > >
> > > Signed-off-by: Thomas Huth <address@hidden>
> > ppc portions
> > Acked-by: David Gibson <address@hidden>
> > and the rest
> > Reviewed-by: David Gibson <address@hidden>
> Reviewed-by: Igor Mammedov <address@hidden>
> > I'm happy to queue this or have someone else queue it.
> Pls, go ahead and queue it via your tree
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