hpet: Fix missing '=' character in the __setup() code of hpet_mmap_enable

This change “hpet: Fix missing ‘=’ character in the __setup() code of hpet_mmap_enable” in Linux kernel is authored by Buland Singh <bsingh [at] redhat.com> on Thu Dec 20 17:35:24 2018 +0530.

hpet: Fix missing '=' character in the __setup() code of hpet_mmap_enable

Commit '3d035f580699 ("drivers/char/hpet.c: allow user controlled mmap for
user processes")' introduced a new kernel command line parameter hpet_mmap,
that is required to expose the memory map of the HPET registers to
user-space. Unfortunately the kernel command line parameter 'hpet_mmap' is
broken and never takes effect due to missing '=' character in the __setup()
code of hpet_mmap_enable.

Before this patch:

dmesg output with the kernel command line parameter hpet_mmap=1

[    0.204152] HPET mmap disabled

dmesg output with the kernel command line parameter hpet_mmap=0

[    0.204192] HPET mmap disabled

After this patch:

dmesg output with the kernel command line parameter hpet_mmap=1

[    0.203945] HPET mmap enabled

dmesg output with the kernel command line parameter hpet_mmap=0

[    0.204652] HPET mmap disabled

Fixes: 3d035f580699 ("drivers/char/hpet.c: allow user controlled mmap for user processes")
Signed-off-by: Buland Singh <bsingh@redhat.com>
Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>

This Linux change may have been applied to various maintained Linux releases and you can find Linux releases including commit 24d48a6.

There are 2 lines of Linux source code added/deleted in this change. Code changes to Linux kernel are as follows.

 drivers/char/hpet.c | 2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/drivers/char/hpet.c b/drivers/char/hpet.c
index 4a22b4b..9bffcd3 100644
--- a/drivers/char/hpet.c
+++ b/drivers/char/hpet.c
@@ -377,7 +377,7 @@ static __init int hpet_mmap_enable(char *str)
 	pr_info("HPET mmap %sn", hpet_mmap_enabled ? "enabled" : "disabled");
 	return 1;
 }
-__setup("hpet_mmap", hpet_mmap_enable);
+__setup("hpet_mmap=", hpet_mmap_enable);
 
 static int hpet_mmap(struct file *file, struct vm_area_struct *vma)
 {

The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 24d48a6 (patch).

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