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SubjectRe: [PATCH] USB: core: of: Check device_node before parsing in usb_of_get_child_node()
On Mon, Aug 15, 2016 at 11:31:10AM -0700, Vaibhav Hiremath wrote:
> In case of HUB devices connected to USB ports, we may not have DT
> node representing it inside USB, and when devices connected to hub
> gets enumerated, call to usb_of_get_child_node() leads to NULL pointer
> dereference.

Really? That seems messed up.

> In the usecase we have, where EHCI port is connected to USB HUB
> device, and downward ports of HUB are connected to further USB
> devices. When those devices gets enumerated, in order,
> 1. USB HUB ->
> -> Call to usb_of_get_child_node() is OK, as
> parent->dev.of_node is pointing to host node.
> 2. Devices connected to downward port of USB HUB
> -> Call to usb_of_get_child_node() leads to NULL
> pointer dereference as parent->dev.of_node = NULL,
> as USB HUB DTS node may be empty.

Why is the hub DTS empty? Shouldn't that be the fix here?

thanks,

greg k-h

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