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Date:   Wed, 30 Aug 2017 10:15:32 -0700 (PDT)
From:   David Miller <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v3 net-next] staging: irda: fix init level for irda core

From: Greg KH <>
Date: Wed, 30 Aug 2017 13:16:49 +0200

> When moving the IRDA code out of net/ into drivers/staging/irda/net, the
> link order changes when IRDA is built into the kernel.  That causes a
> kernel crash at boot time as netfilter isn't initialized yet.
> To fix this, move the init call level of the irda core to be
> device_initcall() as the link order keeps this being initialized at the
> correct time.
> Reported-by: kernel test robot <>
> Reported-by: Geert Uytterhoeven <>
> Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <>
> ---
> v3 - just change the initcall level, works so much simpler, thanks to
>      DaveM for the idea.
> v2 - don't force irda to be a module, make the Makefiles put irda back
>      where it was before in the link order.

Applied, thanks for following up on this Greg.

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