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SubjectRe: [000/119] 2.6.31.7-stable review
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2009/12/7 Greg KH <greg@kroah.com>:
> On Sun, Dec 06, 2009 at 04:09:38PM -0800, Greg KH wrote:
>> This is the start of the stable review cycle for the 2.6.31.7 release.
>> There are @num@ patches in this series, all will be posted as a response
>
> There are 119 patches, doh...
>
>> to this one.  If anyone has any issues with these being applied, please
>> let us know.  If anyone is a maintainer of the proper subsystem, and
>> wants to add a Signed-off-by: line to the patch, please respond with it.
>
> Oh, also, just for those keeping score, this _only_ includes patches
> that went into Linus's tree for the 2.6.32 release.  There have already
> been a number of -stable patches that went in after 2.6.32 was released,
> as part of the 2.6.33 release cycle.  They will be handled in future
> releases of .31, but not this one, it's big enough.

Greg, could you please add this fix of NULL pointer dereference.
The driver is broken in 2.6.30 and 2.6.31, but since you do not
support 2.6.30 anymore,
let it be in 2.6.31 only.

commit 63edaf647607795a065e6956a79c47f500dc8447
Author: Alexander Beregalov <a.beregalov@gmail.com>
Date: Sun Nov 22 20:40:52 2009 -0800

Au1x00: fix crash when trying register_netdev()

Andreas Lohre reported that the driver crashes when trying
to register_netdev(), he sugessted to move dev->netdev_ops initialization
before calling register_netdev(), it worked for him.

Reported-by: Andreas Lohre <alohre@gmail.com>
Signed-off-by: Alexander Beregalov <a.beregalov@gmail.com>
Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
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