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Date:	Sun, 1 Jun 2014 22:59:59 +0300
From:	Or Gerlitz <>
To:	Sergei Shtylyov <>
Cc:	Or Gerlitz <>,
	David Miller <>,
	"" <>,
	Amir Vadai <>,
	Wei Yang <>,
	Jack Morgenstein <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net] net/mlx4_core: Fix Oops on reboot when SRIOV VFs are
 probed into the Host

On Sun, Jun 1, 2014 at 7:41 PM, Sergei Shtylyov
<> wrote:
> On 06/01/2014 02:49 PM, Or Gerlitz wrote:

>> Commit befdf89 did not take into account the case where the Host
>    Please also specify that commit's summary line in parens.

Did that below, see where we say

Fixes: befdf89 ("preserve pcd_dev_data after __mlx4_remove_one()")

>> driver is being unloaded. In this case, pci_get_drvdata for the VF
>> remove_one call may return NULL, so that dereferencing the priv
>> struct results in a kernel oops.

>> The fix is to also test that the dev pointer returned by
>> pci_get_drvdata is non-NULL.
>> Fixes: befdf89 ("preserve pcd_dev_data after __mlx4_remove_one()")
>> Signed-off-by: Jack Morgenstein <>
>> Signed-off-by: Or Gerlitz <>
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