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Subject[PATCH 1/3] gve: Fix an error handling path in 'gve_probe()'
If the 'register_netdev() call fails, we must release the resources
allocated by the previous 'gve_init_priv()' call, as already done in the
remove function.

Add a new label and the missing 'gve_teardown_priv_resources()' in the
error handling path.

Fixes: 893ce44df565 ("gve: Add basic driver framework for Compute Engine Virtual NIC")
Signed-off-by: Christophe JAILLET <>
drivers/net/ethernet/google/gve/gve_main.c | 5 ++++-
1 file changed, 4 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/google/gve/gve_main.c b/drivers/net/ethernet/google/gve/gve_main.c
index 867e87af3432..32166ebc0f01 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ethernet/google/gve/gve_main.c
+++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/google/gve/gve_main.c
@@ -1565,7 +1565,7 @@ static int gve_probe(struct pci_dev *pdev, const struct pci_device_id *ent)

err = register_netdev(dev);
if (err)
- goto abort_with_wq;
+ goto abort_with_vge_init;

dev_info(&pdev->dev, "GVE version %s\n", gve_version_str);
dev_info(&pdev->dev, "GVE queue format %d\n", (int)priv->queue_format);
@@ -1573,6 +1573,9 @@ static int gve_probe(struct pci_dev *pdev, const struct pci_device_id *ent)
queue_work(priv->gve_wq, &priv->service_task);
return 0;

+ gve_teardown_priv_resources(priv);

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