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Re: NULL pointer dereference in sysfs_hash_and_remove()

To: Stephen Hemminger <shemminger@xxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: NULL pointer dereference in sysfs_hash_and_remove()
From: Martin Josefsson <gandalf@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 14 Oct 2003 20:50:45 +0200
Cc: Jeff Garzik <jgarzik@xxxxxxxxx>, linux-kernel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, netdev@xxxxxxxxxxx
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On Tue, 2003-10-14 at 01:32, Stephen Hemminger wrote:
> On Sat, 04 Oct 2003 00:41:32 +0200
> Martin Josefsson <gandalf@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > Hi
> > 
> > I compiled 2.6.0-test6 and ran it on a laptop with cardbus.
> > I have an Xircom NIC and if I remove it during operation I get the bug
> > below.
> > 
> > I have yenta_socket and xircom_cb loaded as modules.
> The driver was setting the statistics pointer after registration had occurred,
> so on unregister the network code was removing a non-existent sysfs directory.
> Try this please.

I've applied this patch and 
"[PATCH] sysfs -- don't crash if removing non-existant attribute group"
and now it works great.



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