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Date:	Sat,  4 Jun 2016 21:16:52 +0200
From:	Andrew Lunn <>
To:	David Miller <>,
	Vivien Didelot <>,
	Florian Fainelli <>
Cc:	netdev <>, Shawn Guo <>,
	Andrew Lunn <>
Subject: [PATCHv2 net-next 01/17] net: dsa: slave: chip data is optional, don't dereference NULL

The new binding does not make use of dsa_chip_data, a.k.a cd.  When
retrieving the size of the EEPROM attached to a switch, don't assume
there is a cd attached to the switch structure.

Signed-off-by: Andrew Lunn <>
Reviewed-by: Florian Fainelli <>
Reviewed-by: Vivien Didelot <>
 net/dsa/slave.c | 2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/net/dsa/slave.c b/net/dsa/slave.c
index 152436cdab30..135a91706755 100644
--- a/net/dsa/slave.c
+++ b/net/dsa/slave.c
@@ -615,7 +615,7 @@ static int dsa_slave_get_eeprom_len(struct net_device *dev)
 	struct dsa_slave_priv *p = netdev_priv(dev);
 	struct dsa_switch *ds = p->parent;
-	if (ds->cd->eeprom_len)
+	if (ds->cd && ds->cd->eeprom_len)
 		return ds->cd->eeprom_len;
 	if (ds->drv->get_eeprom_len)

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