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Date:   Wed, 23 Mar 2022 18:00:13 +0000
To:     Eric Dumazet <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net-next] llc: fix netdevice reference leaks in llc_ui_bind()


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

On Tue, 22 Mar 2022 17:41:47 -0700 you wrote:
> From: Eric Dumazet <>
> Whenever llc_ui_bind() and/or llc_ui_autobind()
> took a reference on a netdevice but subsequently fail,
> they must properly release their reference
> or risk the infamous message from unregister_netdevice()
> at device dismantle.
> [...]

Here is the summary with links:
  - [net-next] llc: fix netdevice reference leaks in llc_ui_bind()

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