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Date:	Fri, 30 Nov 2007 16:40:34 +1100
From:	Benjamin Herrenschmidt <>
To:	<>
CC:	<>, <>
Subject: [PATCH 10/11] ibm_newemac: Call dev_set_drvdata() before tah_reset()

From: Valentine Barshak <>

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 <>
Signed-off-by: Benjamin Herrenschmidt <>

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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