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Date:   Sat, 12 Mar 2022 07:00:10 +0000
To:     Niels Dossche <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2] alx: acquire mutex for alx_reinit in alx_change_mtu


This patch was applied to netdev/net.git (master)
by Jakub Kicinski <>:

On Fri, 11 Mar 2022 00:27:08 +0100 you wrote:
> alx_reinit has a lockdep assertion that the alx->mtx mutex must be held.
> alx_reinit is called from two places: alx_reset and alx_change_mtu.
> alx_reset does acquire alx->mtx before calling alx_reinit.
> alx_change_mtu does not acquire this mutex, nor do its callers or any
> path towards alx_change_mtu.
> Acquire the mutex in alx_change_mtu.
> [...]

Here is the summary with links:
  - [v2] alx: acquire mutex for alx_reinit in alx_change_mtu

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