[PATCH] leds: netxbig: fix oops at probe time
andrew at lunn.ch
Tue Jan 13 12:16:02 PST 2015
On Tue, Jan 13, 2015 at 12:14:08PM -0800, Bryan Wu wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 11, 2014 at 1:04 AM, Simon Guinot <simon.guinot at sequanux.org> wrote:
> > On Tue, Dec 02, 2014 at 04:32:10PM +0100, Simon Guinot wrote:
> >> This patch fixes a NULL pointer dereference on led_dat->mode_val. Due to
> >> this bug, a kernel oops can be observed at probe time on the LaCie 2Big
> >> and 5Big v2 boards:
> >> Unable to handle kernel NULL pointer dereference at virtual address 00000008
> >> [...]
> >> [<c03f244c>] (netxbig_led_probe) from [<c02c8c6c>] (platform_drv_probe+0x4c/0x9c)
> >> [<c02c8c6c>] (platform_drv_probe) from [<c02c72d0>] (driver_probe_device+0x98/0x25c)
> >> [<c02c72d0>] (driver_probe_device) from [<c02c7520>] (__driver_attach+0x8c/0x90)
> >> [<c02c7520>] (__driver_attach) from [<c02c5c24>] (bus_for_each_dev+0x68/0x94)
> >> [<c02c5c24>] (bus_for_each_dev) from [<c02c6408>] (bus_add_driver+0x124/0x1dc)
> >> [<c02c6408>] (bus_add_driver) from [<c02c7ac0>] (driver_register+0x78/0xf8)
> >> [<c02c7ac0>] (driver_register) from [<c000888c>] (do_one_initcall+0x80/0x1cc)
> >> [<c000888c>] (do_one_initcall) from [<c0733618>] (kernel_init_freeable+0xe4/0x1b4)
> >> [<c0733618>] (kernel_init_freeable) from [<c058db9c>] (kernel_init+0xc/0xec)
> >> [<c058db9c>] (kernel_init) from [<c0009850>] (ret_from_fork+0x14/0x24)
> >> [...]
> >> This bug was introduced by commit 588a6a99286ae30afb1339d8bc2163517b1b7dd1
> >> ("leds: netxbig: fix attribute-creation race").
> >> Signed-off-by: Simon Guinot <simon.guinot at sequanux.org>
> >> Cc: <stable at vger.kernel.org> # 3.17+
> >> ---
> >> drivers/leds/leds-netxbig.c | 12 ++++++------
> >> 1 file changed, 6 insertions(+), 6 deletions(-)
> > Hi Bryan,
> > Please apply up this patch.
> > Thanks.
> > Simon
> Sorry for the delay. I will merge it.
It has already been sent to arm-soc. If you are going to merge it,
please ask Olof to drop it.
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