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Date:	Fri, 20 Jun 2008 10:32:27 +0800
From:	Wang Chen <wangchen@...fujitsu.com>
To:	Stephen Hemminger <shemminger@...tta.com>
CC:	"David S. Miller" <davem@...emloft.net>,
	NETDEV <netdev@...r.kernel.org>,
	Patrick McHardy <kaber@...sh.net>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net-next 3/8] bridge: Check return of dev_set_promiscuity

Stephen Hemminger said the following on 2008-6-20 9:18:
> On Fri, 20 Jun 2008 08:55:00 +0800
> Wang Chen <wangchen@...fujitsu.com> wrote:
> 
>> dev_set_promiscuity/allmulti might overflow.
>> Commit: "netdevice: Fix promiscuity and allmulti overflow" in net-next makes
>> dev_set_promiscuity/allmulti return error number if overflow happened.
>>
>> Here, we check the positive increment for promiscuity to get error return.
>>
>> BTW, I have to add a function to handle cleanup for br_sysfs_addif().
>> I know Stephen has removed br_sysfs_removeif() to keep kobjects in use
>> even if not using sysfs.
>> But here we have a new br_sysfs_removeif() which only cleanup the sysfs
>> and doesn't touch kobjects.
>>
>> Signed-off-by: Wang Chen <wangchen@...fujitsu.com>
> 
> Not that hard way please. Instead just rearrange the order of setup to avoid having to
> do the things that are harder to unwind. Sysfs calls seem to be more fragile/error
> prone than the simple counters.
> 

Yes. Thank you for the good advice.
And, Can I add a SOF of you?

---
dev_set_promiscuity/allmulti might overflow.
Commit: "netdevice: Fix promiscuity and allmulti overflow" in net-next makes
dev_set_promiscuity/allmulti return error number if overflow happened.

Here, we check the positive increment for promiscuity to get error return.

Signed-off-by: Wang Chen <wangchen@...fujitsu.com>
Signed-off-by: Patrick McHardy <kaber@...sh.net>
---
 net/bridge/br_if.c |    6 +++++-
 1 files changed, 5 insertions(+), 1 deletions(-)

diff --git a/net/bridge/br_if.c b/net/bridge/br_if.c
index c2397f5..805dbb7 100644
--- a/net/bridge/br_if.c
+++ b/net/bridge/br_if.c
@@ -375,6 +375,10 @@ int br_add_if(struct net_bridge *br, struct net_device *dev)
 	if (IS_ERR(p))
 		return PTR_ERR(p);
 
+	err = dev_set_promiscuity(dev, 1);
+	if (err)
+		goto put_back;
+
 	err = kobject_init_and_add(&p->kobj, &brport_ktype, &(dev->dev.kobj),
 				   SYSFS_BRIDGE_PORT_ATTR);
 	if (err)
@@ -389,7 +393,6 @@ int br_add_if(struct net_bridge *br, struct net_device *dev)
 		goto err2;
 
 	rcu_assign_pointer(dev->br_port, p);
-	dev_set_promiscuity(dev, 1);
 
 	list_add_rcu(&p->list, &br->port_list);
 
@@ -418,6 +421,7 @@ err0:
 	kobject_put(&p->kobj);
 
 put_back:
+	dev_set_promiscuity(dev, -1);
 	dev_put(dev);
 	return err;
 }
-- 
1.5.3.4

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