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    SubjectRe: [S390] cio: kernel stack overflow.
    Have you checked that in all cases all fields of the struct have
    been overwritten? For instance, look at this:

    Martin Schwidefsky wrote:
    >- chp->dev = (struct device) {
    >- .parent = &css[0]->device,
    >- .release = chp_release,
    >- };
    >+ chp->dev.parent = &css[0]->device;
    >+ chp->dev.release = chp_release;

    Doesn't this leave chp->dev.bus still holding whatever old value it
    had laying around before? Unless I'm missing something, it looks to
    me like this diff causes a change in the semantics of the code.

    Perhaps it would be better to memset() the entire struct (chp->dev, in
    this case) to zero, before assigning to individual fields, so there is
    no possibility of old remnant data still being left laying around?
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