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Date:	Fri, 23 Nov 2007 22:14:10 +0300
From:	Valentine Barshak <>
Subject: [PATCH 3/3] PowerPC: ibm_newemac call dev_set_drvdata() before tah_reset()

The patch moves dev_set_drvdata(&ofdev->dev, dev) up before tah_reset(ofdev)
is called to avoid a NULL pointer dereference, since tah_reset uses drvdata.

Signed-off-by: Valentine Barshak <>
 drivers/net/ibm_newemac/tah.c |    3 ++-
 1 files changed, 2 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff -pruN linux-2.6.orig/drivers/net/ibm_newemac/tah.c linux-2.6/drivers/net/ibm_newemac/tah.c
--- linux-2.6.orig/drivers/net/ibm_newemac/tah.c	2007-11-23 21:27:57.000000000 +0300
+++ linux-2.6/drivers/net/ibm_newemac/tah.c	2007-11-23 21:35:12.000000000 +0300
@@ -116,13 +116,14 @@ static int __devinit tah_probe(struct of
 		goto err_free;
+	dev_set_drvdata(&ofdev->dev, dev);
 	/* Initialize TAH and enable IPv4 checksum verification, no TSO yet */
 	       "TAH %s initialized\n", ofdev->node->full_name);
-	dev_set_drvdata(&ofdev->dev, dev);
 	return 0;
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