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SubjectRe: [PATCH] infiniband: i40iw: fix potential NULL pointer dereferences
On Fri, Mar 08, 2019 at 11:27:50PM -0600, Kangjie Lu wrote:
> alloc_ordered_workqueue may fail and return NULL. Let's check
> its return value to ensure it is not NULL so as to avoid
> potential NULL pointer dereferences.
>
> Signed-off-by: Kangjie Lu <kjlu@umn.edu>
> drivers/infiniband/hw/i40iw/i40iw_cm.c | 12 ++++++++++++
> 1 file changed, 12 insertions(+)
>
> diff --git a/drivers/infiniband/hw/i40iw/i40iw_cm.c b/drivers/infiniband/hw/i40iw/i40iw_cm.c
> index 206cfb0016f8..ad9b4f235e30 100644
> +++ b/drivers/infiniband/hw/i40iw/i40iw_cm.c
> @@ -3256,9 +3256,21 @@ void i40iw_setup_cm_core(struct i40iw_device *iwdev)
>
> cm_core->event_wq = alloc_ordered_workqueue("iwewq",
> WQ_MEM_RECLAIM);
> + if (!cm_core->event_wq) {
> + i40iw_debug(cm_core->dev,
> + I40IW_DEBUG_CM,
> + "%s allocate event work queue failed\n",
> + __func__);
> + }
>
> cm_core->disconn_wq = alloc_ordered_workqueue("iwdwq",
> WQ_MEM_RECLAIM);
> + if (!cm_core->disconn_wq) {
> + i40iw_debug(cm_core->dev,
> + I40IW_DEBUG_CM,
> + "%s allocate disconnect work queue failed\n",
> + __func__);
> + }
> }

Same no as the mlx patches - handle the error or don't bother

Jason

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