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    Subject[PATCH] [251/275] ses: Avoid kernel panic when lun 0 is not mapped
    2.6.35-longterm review patch.  If anyone has any objections, please let me know.

    From: Krishnasamy, Somasundaram <>

    commit d1e12de804f9d8ad114786ca7c2ce593cba79891 upstream.

    During device discovery, scsi mid layer sends INQUIRY command to LUN
    0. If the LUN 0 is not mapped to host, it creates a temporary
    scsi_device with LUN id 0 and sends REPORT_LUNS command to it. After
    the REPORT_LUNS succeeds, it walks through the LUN table and adds each
    LUN found to sysfs. At the end of REPORT_LUNS lun table scan, it will
    delete the temporary scsi_device of LUN 0.

    When scsi devices are added to sysfs, it calls add_dev function of all
    the registered class interfaces. If ses driver has been registered,
    ses_intf_add() of ses module will be called. This function calls
    scsi_device_enclosure() to check the inquiry data for EncServ
    bit. Since inquiry was not allocated for temporary LUN 0 scsi_device,
    it will cause NULL pointer exception.

    To fix the problem, sdev->inquiry is checked for NULL before reading it.

    Signed-off-by: Somasundaram Krishnasamy <>
    Signed-off-by: Babu Moger <>
    Signed-off-by: James Bottomley <>
    Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <>
    Signed-off-by: Andi Kleen <>

    include/scsi/scsi_device.h | 2 +-
    1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

    Index: linux-2.6.35.y/include/scsi/scsi_device.h
    --- linux-2.6.35.y.orig/include/scsi/scsi_device.h 2011-03-29 22:50:10.926978825 -0700
    +++ linux-2.6.35.y/include/scsi/scsi_device.h 2011-03-29 23:03:03.501210582 -0700
    @@ -451,7 +451,7 @@
    static inline int scsi_device_enclosure(struct scsi_device *sdev)
    - return sdev->inquiry[6] & (1<<6);
    + return sdev->inquiry ? (sdev->inquiry[6] & (1<<6)) : 1;

    static inline int scsi_device_protection(struct scsi_device *sdev)

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