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[PATCH 4.14 074/115] devres: Align data[] to ARCH_KMALLOC_MINALIGN




[ Upstream commit a66d972465d15b1d89281258805eb8b47d66bd36 ]

Initially we bumped into problem with 32-bit aligned atomic64_t
on ARC, see [1]. And then during quite lengthly discussion Peter Z.
mentioned ARCH_KMALLOC_MINALIGN which IMHO makes perfect sense.
If allocation is done by plain kmalloc() obtained buffer will be
ARCH_KMALLOC_MINALIGN aligned and then why buffer obtained via
devm_kmalloc() should have any other alignment?

This way we at least get the same behavior for both types of
allocation.

[1] http://lists.infradead.org/pipermail/linux-snps-arc/2018-July/004009.html
[2] http://lists.infradead.org/pipermail/linux-snps-arc/2018-July/004036.html

Signed-off-by: Alexey Brodkin <abrodkin@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Cc: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Cc: Geert Uytterhoeven <geert@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Cc: David Laight <David.Laight@xxxxxxxxxx>
Cc: Peter Zijlstra <peterz@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Cc: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Cc: Vineet Gupta <vgupta@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Cc: Will Deacon <will.deacon@xxxxxxx>
Cc: Greg KH <greg@xxxxxxxxx>
Cc: <stable@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> # 4.8+
Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Signed-off-by: Sasha Levin <alexander.levin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
---
 drivers/base/devres.c | 10 ++++++++--
 1 file changed, 8 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

diff --git a/drivers/base/devres.c b/drivers/base/devres.c
index 71d577025285b..e43a04a495a31 100644
--- a/drivers/base/devres.c
+++ b/drivers/base/devres.c
@@ -25,8 +25,14 @@ struct devres_node {
 
 struct devres {
 	struct devres_node		node;
-	/* -- 3 pointers */
-	unsigned long long		data[];	/* guarantee ull alignment */
+	/*
+	 * Some archs want to perform DMA into kmalloc caches
+	 * and need a guaranteed alignment larger than
+	 * the alignment of a 64-bit integer.
+	 * Thus we use ARCH_KMALLOC_MINALIGN here and get exactly the same
+	 * buffer alignment as if it was allocated by plain kmalloc().
+	 */
+	u8 __aligned(ARCH_KMALLOC_MINALIGN) data[];
 };
 
 struct devres_group {
-- 
2.20.1