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Date:	Mon, 14 Sep 2009 17:09:03 -0700 (PDT)
From:	David Miller <>
Subject: Re: [net-next PATCH 2/2] igb: do not allow phy sw reset code to
 make calls to null pointers

From: Jeff Kirsher <>
Date: Mon, 14 Sep 2009 11:23:13 -0700

> From: Alexander Duyck <>
> In the case of fiber and serdes adapters we were seeing issues with ethtool
> -t causing kernel panics due to null function pointers.  To prevent this we
> need to exit out of the phy reset code in the event that we do not have a
> valid phy.
> Signed-off-by: Alexander Duyck <>
> Signed-off-by: Don Skidmore <>

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