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Date:	Mon,  6 Oct 2014 20:15:20 +0200
From:	Fabian Frederick <>
Cc:	Eric Dumazet <>,
	Josh Triplett <>,
	Fabian Frederick <>,
	Remi Denis-Courmont <>,
	"David S. Miller" <>,
Subject: [PATCH V2 linux-next] net: fix rcu access on phonet_routes

-Add __rcu annotation on table to fix sparse warnings:
net/phonet/pn_dev.c:279:25: warning: incorrect type in assignment (different address spaces)
net/phonet/pn_dev.c:279:25:    expected struct net_device *<noident>
net/phonet/pn_dev.c:279:25:    got void [noderef] <asn:4>*<noident>
net/phonet/pn_dev.c:376:17: warning: incorrect type in assignment (different address spaces)
net/phonet/pn_dev.c:376:17:    expected struct net_device *volatile <noident>
net/phonet/pn_dev.c:376:17:    got struct net_device [noderef] <asn:4>*<noident>
net/phonet/pn_dev.c:392:17: warning: incorrect type in assignment (different address spaces)
net/phonet/pn_dev.c:392:17:    expected struct net_device *<noident>
net/phonet/pn_dev.c:392:17:    got void [noderef] <asn:4>*<noident>

-Access table with rcu_access_pointer (fixes the following sparse errors):
net/phonet/pn_dev.c:278:25: error: incompatible types in comparison expression (different address spaces)
net/phonet/pn_dev.c:391:17: error: incompatible types in comparison expression (different address spaces)

Suggested-by: Eric Dumazet <>
Signed-off-by: Fabian Frederick <>
V2: use rcu_access_pointer instead of rcu_dereference out of rcu_read_lock context
    (suggested by Eric Dumazet).

 net/phonet/pn_dev.c | 6 +++---
 1 file changed, 3 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)

diff --git a/net/phonet/pn_dev.c b/net/phonet/pn_dev.c
index 56a6146..a586800 100644
--- a/net/phonet/pn_dev.c
+++ b/net/phonet/pn_dev.c
@@ -36,7 +36,7 @@
 struct phonet_routes {
 	struct mutex		lock;
-	struct net_device	*table[64];
+	struct net_device __rcu	*table[64];
 struct phonet_net {
@@ -275,7 +275,7 @@ static void phonet_route_autodel(struct net_device *dev)
 	bitmap_zero(deleted, 64);
 	for (i = 0; i < 64; i++)
-		if (dev == pnn->routes.table[i]) {
+		if (rcu_access_pointer(pnn->routes.table[i]) == dev) {
 			RCU_INIT_POINTER(pnn->routes.table[i], NULL);
 			set_bit(i, deleted);
@@ -388,7 +388,7 @@ int phonet_route_del(struct net_device *dev, u8 daddr)
 	daddr = daddr >> 2;
-	if (dev == routes->table[daddr])
+	if (rcu_access_pointer(routes->table[daddr]) == dev)
 		RCU_INIT_POINTER(routes->table[daddr], NULL);
 		dev = NULL;

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