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SubjectRe: [34-longterm 024/247] USB: prevent buggy hubs from crashing the USB stack
On Thu, Jun 23, 2011 at 03:59:43PM -0400, Paul Gortmaker wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 23, 2011 at 2:48 PM, Alan Stern <stern@rowland.harvard.edu> wrote:
> > On Thu, 23 Jun 2011, Paul Gortmaker wrote:
> >
> >> From: Alan Stern <stern@rowland.harvard.edu>
> >>
> >>                    -------------------
> >>     This is a commit scheduled for the next v2.6.34 longterm release.
> >>     If you see a problem with using this for longterm, please comment.
> >>                    -------------------
> >>
> >> commit d199c96d41d80a567493e12b8e96ea056a1350c1 upstream.
> >>
> >> If anyone comes across a high-speed hub that (by mistake or by design)
> >> claims to have no Transaction Translators, plugging a full- or
> >> low-speed device into it will cause the USB stack to crash.  This
> >> patch (as1446) prevents the problem by ignoring such devices, since
> >> the kernel has no way to communicate with them.
> >
> > This commit had some unexpected fallout.  It shouldn't be merged unless
> > the following upstream commits are also merged:
> >
> > c5c69f3f0dcf9b569c8f3ad67f3af92cfcedac43
> > cee6a262550f53a13acfefbc1e3e5ff35c96182c
> > ec95d35a6bd0047f05fe8a21e6c52f8bb418da55
>
> Thanks Alan, I'll sort this out and the Nvidia one. Greg, it looks like
> you have two and three in 32.40, but not #1 (c5c69f) queued up, in
> case that saves you looking.

Thanks, I had missed that one, now queued up.

greg k-h
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