Commit 28c14f4a authored by Hante Meuleman's avatar Hante Meuleman Committed by John W. Linville
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brcmfmac: Fix rtnl_lock lockup when registering netdev.

When adding a virtual interface cfg80211 already has taken the
rtnl_lock. So when the netdevice is being registered the
register_netdevice should be used instead of register_netdev.
Reviewed-by: default avatarArend Van Spriel <>
Reviewed-by: default avatarPieter-Paul Giesberts <>
Reviewed-by: default avatarPiotr Haber <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarHante Meuleman <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarArend van Spriel <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarJohn W. Linville <>
parent 7ab6acd0
......@@ -585,7 +585,7 @@ extern int brcmf_proto_cdc_set_dcmd(struct brcmf_pub *drvr, int ifidx, uint cmd,
extern int brcmf_proto_hdrpull(struct brcmf_pub *drvr, u8 *ifidx,
struct sk_buff *rxp);
extern int brcmf_net_attach(struct brcmf_if *ifp);
extern int brcmf_net_attach(struct brcmf_if *ifp, bool rtnl_locked);
extern struct brcmf_if *brcmf_add_if(struct brcmf_pub *drvr, s32 bssidx,
s32 ifidx, char *name, u8 *mac_addr);
extern void brcmf_del_if(struct brcmf_pub *drvr, s32 bssidx);
......@@ -599,10 +599,11 @@ static const struct net_device_ops brcmf_netdev_ops_pri = {
.ndo_set_rx_mode = brcmf_netdev_set_multicast_list
int brcmf_net_attach(struct brcmf_if *ifp)
int brcmf_net_attach(struct brcmf_if *ifp, bool rtnl_locked)
struct brcmf_pub *drvr = ifp->drvr;
struct net_device *ndev;
s32 err;
brcmf_dbg(TRACE, "Enter, idx=%d mac=%pM\n", ifp->bssidx,
......@@ -623,7 +624,11 @@ int brcmf_net_attach(struct brcmf_if *ifp)
INIT_WORK(&ifp->setmacaddr_work, _brcmf_set_mac_address);
INIT_WORK(&ifp->multicast_work, _brcmf_set_multicast_list);
if (register_netdev(ndev) != 0) {
if (rtnl_locked)
err = register_netdevice(ndev);
err = register_netdev(ndev);
if (err != 0) {
brcmf_err("couldn't register the net device\n");
goto fail;
......@@ -876,7 +881,7 @@ int brcmf_bus_start(struct device *dev)
if (ret < 0)
goto fail;
ret = brcmf_net_attach(ifp);
ret = brcmf_net_attach(ifp, false);
if (ret < 0) {
brcmf_err("failed: %d\n", ret);
......@@ -200,7 +200,7 @@ static void brcmf_fweh_handle_if_event(struct brcmf_pub *drvr,
if (!drvr->fweh.evt_handler[BRCMF_E_IF])
err = brcmf_net_attach(ifp);
err = brcmf_net_attach(ifp, false);
err = brcmf_fweh_call_event_handler(ifp, emsg->event_code, emsg, data);
......@@ -4668,7 +4668,7 @@ static s32 brcmf_notify_vif_event(struct brcmf_if *ifp,
/* waiting process need to set the netdev name */
return brcmf_net_attach(ifp);
return brcmf_net_attach(ifp, true);
ifp->vif = NULL;
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