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Date:   Sun, 16 Aug 2020 21:26:38 +0200
From:   Andrew Lunn <>
To:     David Miller <>
Cc:     netdev <>, Chris Healy <>,, Andrew Lunn <>
Subject: [PATCH] net: devlink: Remove overzealous WARN_ON with snapshots

It is possible to trigger this WARN_ON from user space by triggering a
devlink snapshot with an ID which already exists. We don't need both
-EEXISTS being reported and spamming the kernel log.

Signed-off-by: Andrew Lunn <>
 net/core/devlink.c | 2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/net/core/devlink.c b/net/core/devlink.c
index e674f0f46dc2..e5feb87beca7 100644
--- a/net/core/devlink.c
+++ b/net/core/devlink.c
@@ -4063,7 +4063,7 @@ static int __devlink_snapshot_id_insert(struct devlink *devlink, u32 id)
-	if (WARN_ON(xa_load(&devlink->snapshot_ids, id)))
+	if (xa_load(&devlink->snapshot_ids, id))
 		return -EEXIST;
 	return xa_err(xa_store(&devlink->snapshot_ids, id, xa_mk_value(0),

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