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    Subject[patch 15/32] softmac: fix unbalanced mutex_lock/unlock in ieee80211softmac_wx_set_mlme
    -stable review patch.  If anyone has any objections, please let us know.

    From: Maxime Austruy <>

    Routine ieee80211softmac_wx_set_mlme has one return that fails
    to release a mutex acquired at entry.

    Signed-off-by: Maxime Austruy <>
    Signed-off-by: Larry Finger <>
    Signed-off-by: Chris Wright <>

    John and Chris,

    This error was introduced in the 2.6.19-rxX series and must be applied
    to 2.6.19-stable and wireless-2.6.


    net/ieee80211/softmac/ieee80211softmac_wx.c | 3 ++-
    1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

    --- linux-2.6.19.orig/net/ieee80211/softmac/ieee80211softmac_wx.c
    +++ linux-2.6.19/net/ieee80211/softmac/ieee80211softmac_wx.c
    @@ -495,7 +495,8 @@ ieee80211softmac_wx_set_mlme(struct net_
    printk(KERN_DEBUG PFX "wx_set_mlme: we should know the net here...\n");
    goto out;
    - return ieee80211softmac_deauth_req(mac, net, reason);
    + err = ieee80211softmac_deauth_req(mac, net, reason);
    + goto out;
    ieee80211softmac_send_disassoc_req(mac, reason);
    mac->associnfo.associated = 0;
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