Re: [PATCH 1/1] Drivers: net-next: hyperv: Fix a bug in netvsc_start_xmit()
From: David Miller
Date: Sun Sep 28 2014 - 23:17:55 EST
From: "K. Y. Srinivasan" <kys@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 28 Sep 2014 19:49:51 -0700
> After the packet is successfully sent, we should not touch the skb as it may
> have been freed. This patch is based on the work done by
> Long Li <longli@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>.
> Signed-off-by: K. Y. Srinivasan <kys@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Tested-by: Long Li <longli@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Cc: <stable@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
You hyperv guys really have to get your act together. This is not
Most importantly, this is a serious reference to free memory bug.
Therefore it should be targetted at 'net' not 'net-next'.
Secondly, you do not CC: stable for networking changes, you instead
ask me to queue it up for my next batch of -stable networking changes.
Thirdly, your Subject line is malformed. You should not use
"Drivers: " as a prefix. Just the driver name is sufficient.
You should also not mentionen the target GIT tree outside of the
[PATCH ...] bracketed area.
Also, please be cognizant of how much of my time you unnecessarily
consume when you make a malformed submission like this. That is
time I could spend reviewing other patches.
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