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Date:	Wed, 18 Apr 2007 15:07:56 -0700 (PDT)
From:	David Miller <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] [net-2.6] IrDA: Correctly handling socket error

From: Samuel Ortiz <>
Date: Thu, 19 Apr 2007 00:45:26 +0300

> From: Olaf Kirch <>
> This patch fixes an oops first reported in mid 2006 - see
> The cause of this bug report is that
> when an error is signalled on the socket, irda_recvmsg_stream returns
> without removing a local wait_queue variable from the socket's sk_sleep
> queue. This causes havoc further down the road.
> In response to this problem, a patch was made that invoked sock_orphan on
> the socket when receiving a disconnect indication. This is not a good fix,
> as this sets sk_sleep to NULL, causing applications sleeping in recvmsg
> (and other places) to oops.
> This is against the latest net-2.6 and should be considered for -stable
> inclusion. 
> Signed-off-by: Olaf Kirch <>
> Signed-off-by: Samuel Ortiz <>

Applied and I'll push this to -stable too, thanks!
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