[dpdk-dev] [PATCH 2/3] net/virtio: fix crash when close virtio dev twice

Yuanhan Liu yuanhan.liu at linux.intel.com
Fri Apr 28 06:56:22 CEST 2017

On Wed, Feb 22, 2017 at 10:24:13AM +0800, Yuanhan Liu wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 20, 2017 at 10:04:46PM +0800, hanxueluo at 126.com wrote:
> > From: Huanle Han <hanxueluo at gmail.com>
> > 
> > This commit fixs segment fault when rte_eth_dev_close()
> > is called on a virtio dev more than once.
> > Assigning zero after free to avoids freed memory to
> > be accessed again.
> Thanks for the fix! And here are few more minor nits you might want be
> awre of:
> - a fix patch needs a fixline (check http://dpdk.org/dev for howto just
>   in case you don't know)
> - if it fixes a fatal bug (like this one), it should also be picked (or
>   backported) to a specific stable release. In this case, you should add
>      Cc: stable at dpdk.org
>   just before your SoB (Signed-off-by).

Applied to dpdk-next-virtio with:

    Fixes: 69c80d4ef89b ("net/virtio: allocate queue at init stage")

    Cc: stable at dpdk.org



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