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Date:	Thu, 21 Jun 2007 17:41:16 +0530
From:	"pradeep singh" <pradeep.rautela@...il.com>
To:	"Jens Axboe" <jens.axboe@...cle.com>
Cc:	trivial@...nel.org, jgarzik@...ox.com, akpm@...ux-foundation.org,
	netdev@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2.6.22-rc5] cxgb2: handle possible NULL pointer dereferencing

Hi
On 6/21/07, Jens Axboe <jens.axboe@...cle.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 21 2007, pradeep singh wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > Chelsio's in kernel 10G driver does not checks the return value from
> > t1_get_board_info() in cxgb2.c.
> > t1_get_board_info may return a NULL and we still go on to dereference
> > it in the for loop without checking for the NULL.
> >
> > This patch fixes this.
>
> Patch looks odd - bi is dereferenced a number of times after that loop
> anyway, so I don't see your patch fixing much.
Thanks for pointing that out Jens.
Sorry, i pushed it in a haste :(.
Will check again and resubmit it.

Thanks
--pradeep
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Pradeep
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