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SubjectRe: [PATCH net-next] net: phy: Deal with unbound PHY driver in phy_attached_print()
On 08/22/2017 02:44 PM, David Miller wrote:
> From: Florian Fainelli <>
> Date: Tue, 22 Aug 2017 14:26:47 -0700
>> Priit reported that stmmac was crashing with the trace below. This is because
>> phy_attached_print() is called too early right after the PHY device has been
>> found, but before it has a driver attached, since that is only done in
>> phy_probe() which occurs later.
>> Fix this by dealing with a possibly NULL phydev->drv point since that can
>> happen here, but could also happen if we voluntarily did an unbind of the
>> PHY device with the PHY driver.
> ...
>> Tested-By: Priit Laes <>
>> Fixes: fbca164776e4 ("net: stmmac: Use the right logging function in stmmac_mdio_register")
>> Signed-off-by: Florian Fainelli <>
> "net-next"? The commit which introduced this problem is in 'net', don't we want
> to fix it there?

Oh yes we do, somehow I thought the commit was just in "net-next" hence
the subject, the patch applies cleanly to "net" as well.


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