[RFC 1/7] mac80211: Add check for napi handle before WARN_ON

Johannes Berg johannes at sipsolutions.net
Thu Jul 30 08:40:21 EDT 2020

On Sun, 2020-07-26 at 21:49 +0530, Rakesh Pillai wrote:

> We do have the usage of napi_gro_receive and netif_receive_skb in mac80211.
>                 /* deliver to local stack */
>                 if (rx->napi)
>                         napi_gro_receive(rx->napi, skb);
>                 else
>                         netif_receive_skb(skb);
> Also all the rx_handlers are called under the " rx->local->rx_path_lock" lock.
> Is the BH disable still required ?

I tend to think so, but you're welcome to show that it's not. The lock
serves a different purpose.

TBH, I don't have all of this in my head at all times either, so please
do your own work and analyse why it may or may not be necessary. But
without any such analysis I'm not going to take patches that change it.


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