[PATCH net-next v7 10/10] wifi: ath11k: allocate dummy net_device dynamically

Kalle Valo kvalo at kernel.org
Mon Apr 22 06:08:44 PDT 2024

Breno Leitao <leitao at debian.org> writes:

> Embedding net_device into structures prohibits the usage of flexible
> arrays in the net_device structure. For more details, see the discussion
> at [1].
> Un-embed the net_device from struct ath11k_ext_irq_grp by converting it
> into a pointer. Then use the leverage alloc_netdev() to allocate the
> net_device object at ath11k_ahb_config_ext_irq() for ahb, and
> ath11k_pcic_ext_irq_config() for pcic.
> The free of the device occurs at ath11k_ahb_free_ext_irq() for the ahb
> case, and ath11k_pcic_free_ext_irq() for the pcic case.
> [1] https://lore.kernel.org/all/20240229225910.79e224cf@kernel.org/
> Signed-off-by: Breno Leitao <leitao at debian.org>
> Tested-by: Kalle Valo <kvalo at kernel.org>

I assume this goes via net-next:

Acked-by: Kalle Valo <kvalo at kernel.org>



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