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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] Re: test11-pre5
    Dan Aloni wrote:
    >
    > against: test11-pre5
    > summery: dev_3c501.name shouldn't be NULL, or we get oops
    > reason: Correct me if I'm wrong, but 3c501.c:init_module() calls
    > net_init.c:register_netdev(&dev_3c501), which calls strchr(),
    > {and might also,which might} dereference dev_3c501.name.

    There is no dereferencing involved, and therefore no problem.

    > struct net_device
    > {
    >
    > /*
    > * This is the first field of the "visible" part of this structure
    > * (i.e. as seen by users in the "Space.c" file). It is the name
    > * the interface.
    > */
    > char name[IFNAMSIZ];

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