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Subject[PATCH 65/68] TTY: pdc_cons, fix open vs pdc_console_tty_driver race
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Assign the pointer to pdc_console_tty_driver (a tty_driver) earlier.
Otherwise the timer may dereference NULL.

Signed-off-by: Jiri Slaby <jslaby@suse.cz>
Cc: Kyle McMartin <kyle@mcmartin.ca>
Cc: Helge Deller <deller@gmx.de>
Cc: "James E.J. Bottomley" <jejb@parisc-linux.org>
---
arch/parisc/kernel/pdc_cons.c | 29 +++++++++++++----------------
1 file changed, 13 insertions(+), 16 deletions(-)

diff --git a/arch/parisc/kernel/pdc_cons.c b/arch/parisc/kernel/pdc_cons.c
index 8ad0521..d14e20f 100644
--- a/arch/parisc/kernel/pdc_cons.c
+++ b/arch/parisc/kernel/pdc_cons.c
@@ -160,9 +160,7 @@ static void pdc_console_poll(unsigned long unused)

static int __init pdc_console_tty_driver_init(void)
{
-
int err;
- struct tty_driver *drv;

/* Check if the console driver is still registered.
* It is unregistered if the pdc console was not selected as the
@@ -184,28 +182,27 @@ static int __init pdc_console_tty_driver_init(void)
printk(KERN_INFO "The PDC console driver is still registered, removing CON_BOOT flag\n");
pdc_cons.flags &= ~CON_BOOT;

- drv = alloc_tty_driver(1);
+ pdc_console_tty_driver = alloc_tty_driver(1);

- if (!drv)
+ if (!pdc_console_tty_driver)
return -ENOMEM;

- drv->driver_name = "pdc_cons";
- drv->name = "ttyB";
- drv->major = MUX_MAJOR;
- drv->minor_start = 0;
- drv->type = TTY_DRIVER_TYPE_SYSTEM;
- drv->init_termios = tty_std_termios;
- drv->flags = TTY_DRIVER_REAL_RAW | TTY_DRIVER_RESET_TERMIOS;
- tty_set_operations(drv, &pdc_console_tty_ops);
-
- err = tty_register_driver(drv);
+ pdc_console_tty_driver->driver_name = "pdc_cons";
+ pdc_console_tty_driver->name = "ttyB";
+ pdc_console_tty_driver->major = MUX_MAJOR;
+ pdc_console_tty_driver->minor_start = 0;
+ pdc_console_tty_driver->type = TTY_DRIVER_TYPE_SYSTEM;
+ pdc_console_tty_driver->init_termios = tty_std_termios;
+ pdc_console_tty_driver->flags = TTY_DRIVER_REAL_RAW |
+ TTY_DRIVER_RESET_TERMIOS;
+ tty_set_operations(pdc_console_tty_driver, &pdc_console_tty_ops);
+
+ err = tty_register_driver(pdc_console_tty_driver);
if (err) {
printk(KERN_ERR "Unable to register the PDC console TTY driver\n");
return err;
}

- pdc_console_tty_driver = drv;
-
return 0;
}

--
1.7.9.2



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