[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: [Xen-devel] Null-pointer access in netback_uevent

On Fri, May 28, 2010 at 10:47:48AM +1000, James Harper wrote:
> > > I noticed this just after I posted (subject "oops starting domain on 4.0.0
> > > +"). I'm getting the same error.
> > Actually my error is occurring because 'be' is NULL in netback_uevent (eg
> > dev_get_drvdata returns NULL)
> Looking into this further, I suspect that the trigger here is a newer version 
> of udev or something in that area. netback_uevent is getting called before 
> the call to netback_probe containing the call to dev_set_drvdata.

There are two problems there. And yes, the uevent routine can be called
at any time.


You!  What PLANET is this!
                -- McCoy, "The City on the Edge of Forever", stardate 3134.0

Xen-devel mailing list



Lists.xenproject.org is hosted with RackSpace, monitoring our
servers 24x7x365 and backed by RackSpace's Fanatical Support®.