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Date:   Tue, 10 Jan 2017 21:06:21 -0500 (EST)
From:   David Miller <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net] netvsc: add rcu_read locking to netvsc callback

From: Stephen Hemminger <>
Date: Tue, 10 Jan 2017 07:50:16 -0800

> Lockdep finds a case where netvsc receive processing is incorrectly
> assuming it is in RCU safe zone. The driver is using RCU to handle
> VF reference but RCU read lock not held.
> Fixes 0c9d3ba9a87b ("hv_netvsc: use RCU to protect vf_netdev")
> Signed-off-by: Stephen Hemminger <>

Fixes tag must have a colon character after "Fixes", you must also
not put any empty lines in between the Fixes tag and the other
tags like signoffs.

Futhermore 0c9d3ba9a87b is not a valid GIT SHA1 ID.

[davem@...ri net]$ git describe 0c9d3ba9a87b
fatal: Not a valid object name 0c9d3ba9a87b

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