On Mon, Mar 12, 2018 at 01:47:51PM -0500, John Allen wrote:
> If the driver is already in the "open" state, don't attempt the procedure
> for opening the driver.
> Signed-off-by: John Allen <jal...@linux.vnet.ibm.com>
> diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/ibm/ibmvnic.c
> index 7be4b06..98c4f75 100644
> --- a/drivers/net/ethernet/ibm/ibmvnic.c
> +++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/ibm/ibmvnic.c
> @@ -1057,6 +1057,9 @@ static int ibmvnic_open(struct net_device *netdev)
> + if (adapter->state == VNIC_OPEN)
> + return 0;
I've not looked at the actual code, but what about the lock it just
took and does not unlock before returning?