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Date: Mon, 04 Dec 2023 12:30:24 +0000
To: Doug Anderson <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net v3 1/5] r8152: Hold the rtnl_lock for all of reset


This series was applied to netdev/net.git (main)
by David S. Miller <>:

On Wed, 29 Nov 2023 13:25:20 -0800 you wrote:
> As of commit d9962b0d4202 ("r8152: Block future register access if
> register access fails") there is a race condition that can happen
> between the USB device reset thread and napi_enable() (not) getting
> called during rtl8152_open(). Specifically:
> * While rtl8152_open() is running we get a register access error
>   that's _not_ -ENODEV and queue up a USB reset.
> * rtl8152_open() exits before calling napi_enable() due to any reason
>   (including usb_submit_urb() returning an error).
> [...]

Here is the summary with links:
  - [net,v3,1/5] r8152: Hold the rtnl_lock for all of reset
  - [net,v3,2/5] r8152: Add RTL8152_INACCESSIBLE checks to more loops
  - [net,v3,3/5] r8152: Add RTL8152_INACCESSIBLE to r8156b_wait_loading_flash()
  - [net,v3,4/5] r8152: Add RTL8152_INACCESSIBLE to r8153_pre_firmware_1()
  - [net,v3,5/5] r8152: Add RTL8152_INACCESSIBLE to r8153_aldps_en()

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