Commit 6ca4f65e authored by Jeff Moyer's avatar Jeff Moyer Committed by David S. Miller

[NETPOLL]: Set poll_owner to -1 before unlocking in netpoll_poll_unlock()

This trivial patch moves the assignment of poll_owner to -1 inside of
the lock.  This fixes a potential SMP race in the code.
Signed-off-by: default avatarJeff Moyer <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarDavid S. Miller <>
parent f31f5f05
......@@ -53,8 +53,8 @@ static inline void netpoll_poll_lock(struct net_device *dev)
static inline void netpoll_poll_unlock(struct net_device *dev)
if (dev->np) {
dev->np->poll_owner = -1;
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