[linux-next] LinuxNextTracking branch, master, updated. next-20161108

batman at open-mesh.org batman at open-mesh.org
Wed Nov 9 00:15:59 CET 2016

The following commit has been merged in the master branch:
commit 9799c50372b23ed774791bdb87d700f1286ee8a9
Author: Linus Lüssing <linus.luessing at c0d3.blue>
Date:   Thu Oct 6 01:43:08 2016 +0200

    batman-adv: fix splat on disabling an interface
    As long as there is still a reference for a hard interface held, there might
    still be a forwarding packet relying on its attributes.
    Therefore avoid setting hard_iface->soft_iface to NULL when disabling a hard
    This fixes the following, potential splat:
        batman_adv: bat0: Interface deactivated: eth1
        batman_adv: bat0: Removing interface: eth1
        cgroup: new mount options do not match the existing superblock, will be ignored
        batman_adv: bat0: Interface deactivated: eth3
        batman_adv: bat0: Removing interface: eth3
        ------------[ cut here ]------------
        WARNING: CPU: 3 PID: 1986 at ./net/batman-adv/bat_iv_ogm.c:549 batadv_iv_send_outstanding_bat_ogm_packet+0x145/0x643 [batman_adv]
        Modules linked in: batman_adv(O-) <...>
        CPU: 3 PID: 1986 Comm: kworker/u8:2 Tainted: G        W  O    4.6.0-rc6+ #1
        Hardware name: QEMU Standard PC (i440FX + PIIX, 1996), BIOS 1.7.5-20140531_083030-gandalf 04/01/2014
        Workqueue: bat_events batadv_iv_send_outstanding_bat_ogm_packet [batman_adv]
         0000000000000000 ffff88001d93bca0 ffffffff8126c26b 0000000000000000
         0000000000000000 ffff88001d93bcf0 ffffffff81051615 ffff88001f19f818
         000002251d93bd68 0000000000000046 ffff88001dc04a00 ffff88001becbe48
        Call Trace:
         [<ffffffff8126c26b>] dump_stack+0x67/0x90
         [<ffffffff81051615>] __warn+0xc7/0xe5
         [<ffffffff8105164b>] warn_slowpath_null+0x18/0x1a
         [<ffffffffa0356f24>] batadv_iv_send_outstanding_bat_ogm_packet+0x145/0x643 [batman_adv]
         [<ffffffff8108b01f>] ? __lock_is_held+0x32/0x54
         [<ffffffff810689a2>] process_one_work+0x2a8/0x4f5
         [<ffffffff81068856>] ? process_one_work+0x15c/0x4f5
         [<ffffffff81068df2>] worker_thread+0x1d5/0x2c0
         [<ffffffff81068c1d>] ? process_scheduled_works+0x2e/0x2e
         [<ffffffff81068c1d>] ? process_scheduled_works+0x2e/0x2e
         [<ffffffff8106dd90>] kthread+0xc0/0xc8
         [<ffffffff8144de82>] ret_from_fork+0x22/0x40
         [<ffffffff8106dcd0>] ? __init_kthread_worker+0x55/0x55
        ---[ end trace 647f9f325123dc05 ]---
    What happened here is, that there was still a forw_packet (here: a BATMAN IV
    OGM) in the queue of eth3 with the forw_packet->if_incoming set to eth1 and the
    forw_packet->if_outgoing set to eth3.
    When eth3 is to be deactivated and removed, then this thread waits for the
    forw_packet queued on eth3 to finish. Because eth1 was deactivated and removed
    earlier and by that had forw_packet->if_incoming->soft_iface, set to NULL, the
    splat when trying to send/flush the OGM on eth3 occures.
    Fixes: c6c8fea29769 ("net: Add batman-adv meshing protocol")
    Signed-off-by: Linus Lüssing <linus.luessing at c0d3.blue>
    [sven at narfation.org: Reduced size of Oops message]
    Signed-off-by: Sven Eckelmann <sven at narfation.org>
    Signed-off-by: Simon Wunderlich <sw at simonwunderlich.de>

diff --git a/net/batman-adv/hard-interface.c b/net/batman-adv/hard-interface.c
index 08ce361..e034afb 100644
--- a/net/batman-adv/hard-interface.c
+++ b/net/batman-adv/hard-interface.c
@@ -652,7 +652,6 @@ void batadv_hardif_disable_interface(struct batadv_hard_iface *hard_iface,
-	hard_iface->soft_iface = NULL;


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