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Date:   Mon, 31 Oct 2022 20:27:03 +0800
From:   "Ziyang Xuan (William)" <william.xuanziyang@...wei.com>
To:     Ilya Maximets <i.maximets@....org>, <pshelar@....org>,
        <davem@...emloft.net>, <edumazet@...gle.com>, <kuba@...nel.org>,
        <pabeni@...hat.com>, <netdev@...r.kernel.org>,
        <dev@...nvswitch.org>
CC:     <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [ovs-dev] [PATCH net] openvswitch: add missing resv_start_op
 initialization for dp_vport_genl_family

> On 10/31/22 09:12, Ziyang Xuan via dev wrote:
>> I got a warning using the latest mainline codes to start vms as following:
>>
>> ===================================================
>> WARNING: CPU: 1 PID: 1 at net/netlink/genetlink.c:383 genl_register_family+0x6c/0x76c
>> CPU: 1 PID: 1 Comm: swapper/0 Not tainted 6.1.0-rc2-00886-g882ad2a2a8ff #43
>> ...
>> Call trace:
>>  genl_register_family+0x6c/0x76c
>>  dp_init+0xa8/0x124
>>  do_one_initcall+0x84/0x450
>>
>> It is because that commit 9c5d03d36251 ("genetlink: start to validate
>> reserved header bytes") has missed the resv_start_op initialization
>> for dp_vport_genl_family, and commit ce48ebdd5651 ("genetlink: limit
>> the use of validation workarounds to old ops") add checking warning.
>>
>> Add resv_start_op initialization for dp_vport_genl_family to fix it.
>>
>> Fixes: 9c5d03d36251 ("genetlink: start to validate reserved header bytes")
>> Signed-off-by: Ziyang Xuan <william.xuanziyang@...wei.com>
>> ---
> 
> Hi, Ziyang Xuan.  Thanks for the patch!
> 
> But it looks like Jakub already fixed that issue a couple of days ago:
>   https://git.kernel.org/netdev/net/c/e4ba4554209f
> 

That's fine. Ignore this.

Thank you.

> Best regards, Ilya Maximets.
> 
> .
> 

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