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Date:   Fri, 01 Sep 2017 20:34:30 -0700 (PDT)
From:   David Miller <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net-next] net: Add module reference to FIB notifiers

From: Ido Schimmel <>
Date: Fri,  1 Sep 2017 12:15:17 +0300

> When a listener registers to the FIB notification chain it receives a
> dump of the FIB entries and rules from existing address families by
> invoking their dump operations.
> While we call into these modules we need to make sure they aren't
> removed. Do that by increasing their reference count before invoking
> their dump operations and decrease it afterwards.
> Fixes: 04b1d4e50e82 ("net: core: Make the FIB notification chain generic")
> Signed-off-by: Ido Schimmel <>
> Reviewed-by: Jiri Pirko <>

Oops, yes, you'll need to do this.

Applied, thanks.

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