Re: [PATCH] kobject: fix NULL pointer derefernce in kobj_child_ns_ops

From: Greg KH
Date: Thu Sep 25 2014 - 06:46:14 EST

On Wed, Sep 24, 2014 at 04:25:54PM +0530, Pankaj Dubey wrote:
> We will hit NULL pointer dereference if we call
> platform_device_register_simple or platform_device_add at very early
> stage. I have observed following crash when called platform_device_add
> from "init_irq" hook of machine_desc. This patch fixes this issue and
> let system handle this case gracefully instead of kernel panic.

Is there any in-tree code that needs this "fix"? Or can it wait for


greg k-h
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