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From: David Miller <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] net: hso: register netdev later to avoid a race condition
Date: Fri, 28 Apr 2017 16:12:15 -0400 (EDT)	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
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From: Andreas Kemnade <>
Date: Wed, 26 Apr 2017 19:26:40 +0200

> If the netdev is accessed before the urbs are initialized,
> there will be NULL pointer dereferences. That is avoided by
> registering it when it is fully initialized.
> This case occurs e.g. if dhcpcd is running in the background
> and the device is probed, either after insmod hso or
> when the device appears on the usb bus.
> A backtrace is the following:
> Reported-by: H. Nikolaus Schaller <>
> Signed-off-by: Andreas Kemnade <>

Applied, thanks.

      parent reply	other threads:[~2017-04-28 20:12 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2017-04-26 17:26 [PATCH] net: hso: register netdev later to avoid a race condition Andreas Kemnade
2017-04-27  8:44 ` Johan Hovold
2017-04-28 17:36   ` Andreas Kemnade
2017-04-28 19:00     ` Johan Hovold
2017-04-28 20:12 ` David Miller [this message]

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