Commit ed317788 authored by Juuso Oikarinen's avatar Juuso Oikarinen Committed by John W. Linville
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wl1271: Correct memory handling for FW boot

Several memory allocation related failure cases were not properly
handled by the driver - the result was that in low memory conditions
booting of a corrupted FW could be attempted - and user space would not
get proper failure code.
Signed-off-by: default avatarJuuso Oikarinen <>
Reviewed-by: default avatarLuciano Coelho <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarLuciano Coelho <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarJohn W. Linville <>
parent a163acce
......@@ -134,7 +134,7 @@ static int wl1271_boot_upload_firmware_chunk(struct wl1271 *wl, void *buf,
chunk = kmalloc(CHUNK_SIZE, GFP_KERNEL);
if (!buf) {
if (!chunk) {
wl1271_error("allocation for firmware upload chunk failed");
return -ENOMEM;
......@@ -184,6 +184,7 @@ static int wl1271_boot_upload_firmware_chunk(struct wl1271 *wl, void *buf,
static int wl1271_boot_upload_firmware(struct wl1271 *wl)
u32 chunks, addr, len;
int ret = 0;
u8 *fw;
fw = wl->fw;
......@@ -204,11 +205,13 @@ static int wl1271_boot_upload_firmware(struct wl1271 *wl)
wl1271_debug(DEBUG_BOOT, "chunk %d addr 0x%x len %u",
chunks, addr, len);
wl1271_boot_upload_firmware_chunk(wl, fw, len, addr);
ret = wl1271_boot_upload_firmware_chunk(wl, fw, len, addr);
if (ret != 0)
fw += len;
return 0;
return ret;
static int wl1271_boot_upload_nvs(struct wl1271 *wl)
......@@ -284,6 +287,8 @@ static int wl1271_boot_upload_nvs(struct wl1271 *wl)
/* Copy the NVS tables to a new block to ensure alignment */
nvs_aligned = kmemdup(nvs_ptr, nvs_len, GFP_KERNEL);
if (!nvs_aligned)
return -ENOMEM;
/* And finally we upload the NVS tables */
/* FIXME: In wl1271, we upload everything at once.
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