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Date:   Tue, 29 Sep 2020 17:26:33 -0700
From:   Jakub Kicinski <kuba@...nel.org>
To:     Shannon Nelson <snelson@...sando.io>
Cc:     netdev@...r.kernel.org, davem@...emloft.net
Subject: Re: [PATCH net-next 2/2] ionic: prevent early watchdog check

On Tue, 29 Sep 2020 17:17:45 -0700 Shannon Nelson wrote:
> On 9/29/20 5:15 PM, Jakub Kicinski wrote:
> > On Tue, 29 Sep 2020 15:19:56 -0700 Shannon Nelson wrote:  
> >> In one corner case scenario, the driver device lif setup can
> >> get delayed such that the ionic_watchdog_cb() timer goes off
> >> before the ionic->lif is set, thus causing a NULL pointer panic.
> >> We catch the problem by checking for a NULL lif just a little
> >> earlier in the callback.
> >>
> >> Signed-off-by: Shannon Nelson <snelson@...sando.io>  
> > Hah, I should have looked at the second patch :D  
> 
> Am I making my patches too small now?  :-)

Just right :)

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