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Date:	Wed, 5 Feb 2014 21:05:24 -0800
From:	Cong Wang <cwang@...pensource.com>
To:	Toshiaki Makita <makita.toshiaki@....ntt.co.jp>
Cc:	Stephen Hemminger <stephen@...workplumber.org>,
	netdev <netdev@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: Fw: [Bug 70071] New: Sending netconsole messages over a bridged
 network interface doesn't work anymore

On Wed, Feb 5, 2014 at 7:58 PM, Toshiaki Makita
<makita.toshiaki@....ntt.co.jp> wrote:
> (2014/02/06 6:15), Stephen Hemminger wrote:
>>
>>
>> Begin forwarded message:
>>
>> Date: Wed, 5 Feb 2014 04:36:03 -0800
>> From: "bugzilla-daemon@...zilla.kernel.org" <bugzilla-daemon@...zilla.kernel.org>
>> To: "stephen@...workplumber.org" <stephen@...workplumber.org>
>> Subject: [Bug 70071] New: Sending netconsole messages over a bridged network interface doesn't work anymore
>
> Reverting this commit seems to fix the problem.
> 93d8bf9fb8f3 ("bridge: cleanup netpoll code")
>
> In the following code path, p->br->dev->npinfo is NULL at
> br_netpoll_enable() because __netpoll_setup() assigns ndev->npinfo after
> calling ndo_netpoll_setup().
>
>   __netpoll_setup() -> br_netpoll_setup() -> br_netpoll_enable()

Yeah, looks like we can just remove that incorrect 'if'.
Please test the following patch.

diff --git a/net/bridge/br_device.c b/net/bridge/br_device.c
index e4401a5..bb2b706 100644
--- a/net/bridge/br_device.c
+++ b/net/bridge/br_device.c
@@ -254,9 +254,6 @@ int br_netpoll_enable(struct net_bridge_port *p, gfp_t gfp)
        struct netpoll *np;
        int err;

-       if (!p->br->dev->npinfo)
-               return 0;
-
        np = kzalloc(sizeof(*p->np), gfp);
        if (!np)
                return -ENOMEM;
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