RE: linux-next: Tree for October 12 (scsi/bfa)

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>bfa has one function that probably uses too much stack space and a few
>others that might be a problem.
>
>With CONFIG_FRAME_WARN=1024:
>
>drivers/scsi/bfa/bfad_im.c:939: warning: the frame size of 1604 bytes is larger than
>1024 bytes
>
>and with CONFIG_FRAME_WARN=512:
>
>
>drivers/scsi/bfa/bfad.c: In function 'bfad_fcs_port_cfg':
>drivers/scsi/bfa/bfad.c:900: warning: the frame size of 676 bytes is larger than 512
>bytes
>drivers/scsi/bfa/bfad_im.c: In function 'bfad_im_supported_speeds':
>drivers/scsi/bfa/bfad_im.c:939: warning: the frame size of 1604 bytes is larger than
>512 bytes
>drivers/scsi/bfa/bfad_im.c: In function 'bfad_os_fc_host_init':
>drivers/scsi/bfa/bfad_im.c:976: warning: the frame size of 736 bytes is larger than
>512 bytes
>drivers/scsi/bfa/bfa_fcs_lport.c: In function
>'bfa_fcs_lport_fdmi_build_portattr_block':
>drivers/scsi/bfa/bfa_fcs_lport.c:2010: warning: the frame size of 572 bytes is larger
>than 512 bytes
>drivers/scsi/bfa/bfa_fcs_lport.c: In function 'bfa_fcs_lport_fdmi_build_rhba_pyld':
>drivers/scsi/bfa/bfa_fcs_lport.c:1803: warning: the frame size of 784 bytes is larger
>than 512 bytes
>

For these specific cases, we declare some big data structures in the stack, which is not good
and I will fix them. But is general, is passing 512 stack size check a requirement? This seems
too strict for me since the default stack size is 8k.

>Also, there are many comment blocks that begin with "/**", which means "beginning
>of kernel-doc comment block" for Linux kernel code.  :(
>

Not aware of this convention. I will fix them. Thanks.


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