Commit 258086a4 authored by Christian Lamparter's avatar Christian Lamparter Committed by John W. Linville
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mac80211: cancel restart_work in ieee80211_unregister_hw

Unlike most other workqueue-tasks, the restart_work is
not scheduled onto mac80211's private per-interface
workqueue, but onto one of the system-wide workqueues.

Therefore the mac80211-stack has to cancel any pending
restarts, before destroying the shared device context
and handing back the memory. Otherwise - under very
unlucky circumstances - there could be a stale work-
item left, because some other kernel component might
have delayed the execution of ieee80211_restart_work
for too long.

Signed-off-by: default avatarChristian Lamparter <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarJohn W. Linville <>
parent 11791a6f
......@@ -807,6 +807,7 @@ void ieee80211_unregister_hw(struct ieee80211_hw *hw)
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