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SubjectRe: [PATCH net] hv_netvsc: split sub-channel setup into async and sync
From: Haiyang Zhang <>
Date: Fri, 29 Jun 2018 14:07:16 -0700

> From: Stephen Hemminger <>
> When doing device hotplug the sub channel must be async to avoid
> deadlock issues because device is discovered in softirq context.
> When doing changes to MTU and number of channels, the setup
> must be synchronous to avoid races such as when MTU and device
> settings are done in a single ip command.
> Reported-by: Thomas Walker <>
> Fixes: 8195b1396ec8 ("hv_netvsc: fix deadlock on hotplug")
> Fixes: 732e49850c5e ("netvsc: fix race on sub channel creation")
> Signed-off-by: Stephen Hemminger <>
> Signed-off-by: Haiyang Zhang <>

Applied and queued up for -stable.

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