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authorJohn Fastabend <>2010-11-16 19:42:53 +0000
committerDavid S. Miller <>2010-11-18 09:41:40 -0800
commit7d8e76bf9ac3604897f0ce12e8bf09b68c2a2c89 (patch)
parentef22b7b65f0eda9015becc7bff225a399914a242 (diff)
net: zero kobject in rx_queue_release
netif_set_real_num_rx_queues() can decrement and increment the number of rx queues. For example ixgbe does this as features and offloads are toggled. Presumably this could also happen across down/up on most devices if the available resources changed (cpu offlined). The kobject needs to be zero'd in this case so that the state is not preserved across kobject_put()/kobject_init_and_add(). This resolves the following error report. ixgbe 0000:03:00.0: eth2: NIC Link is Up 10 Gbps, Flow Control: RX/TX kobject (ffff880324b83210): tried to init an initialized object, something is seriously wrong. Pid: 1972, comm: lldpad Not tainted 2.6.37-rc18021qaz+ #169 Call Trace: [<ffffffff8121c940>] kobject_init+0x3a/0x83 [<ffffffff8121cf77>] kobject_init_and_add+0x23/0x57 [<ffffffff8107b800>] ? mark_lock+0x21/0x267 [<ffffffff813c6d11>] net_rx_queue_update_kobjects+0x63/0xc6 [<ffffffff813b5e0e>] netif_set_real_num_rx_queues+0x5f/0x78 [<ffffffffa0261d49>] ixgbe_set_num_queues+0x1c6/0x1ca [ixgbe] [<ffffffffa0262509>] ixgbe_init_interrupt_scheme+0x1e/0x79c [ixgbe] [<ffffffffa0274596>] ixgbe_dcbnl_set_state+0x167/0x189 [ixgbe] Signed-off-by: John Fastabend <> Acked-by: Eric Dumazet <> Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <>
1 files changed, 8 insertions, 2 deletions
diff --git a/net/core/net-sysfs.c b/net/core/net-sysfs.c
index a5ff5a89f37..7f902cad10f 100644
--- a/net/core/net-sysfs.c
+++ b/net/core/net-sysfs.c
@@ -712,15 +712,21 @@ static void rx_queue_release(struct kobject *kobj)
map = rcu_dereference_raw(queue->rps_map);
- if (map)
+ if (map) {
+ RCU_INIT_POINTER(queue->rps_map, NULL);
call_rcu(&map->rcu, rps_map_release);
+ }
flow_table = rcu_dereference_raw(queue->rps_flow_table);
- if (flow_table)
+ if (flow_table) {
+ RCU_INIT_POINTER(queue->rps_flow_table, NULL);
call_rcu(&flow_table->rcu, rps_dev_flow_table_release);
+ }
if (atomic_dec_and_test(&first->count))
+ else
+ memset(kobj, 0, sizeof(*kobj));
static struct kobj_type rx_queue_ktype = {