From: Filipe Manco <>
Date: Thu, 15 Sep 2016 17:10:46 +0200

> In case of error during netback_probe() (e.g. an entry missing on the
> xenstore) netback_remove() is called on the new device, which will set
> the device backend state to XenbusStateClosed by calling
> set_backend_state(). However, the backend state wasn't initialized by
> netback_probe() at this point, which will cause and invalid transaction
> and set_backend_state() to BUG().
> Initialize the backend state at the beginning of netback_probe() to
> XenbusStateInitialising, and create two new valid state transitions on
> set_backend_state(), from XenbusStateInitialising to XenbusStateClosed,
> and from XenbusStateInitialising to XenbusStateInitWait.
> Signed-off-by: Filipe Manco <>

Applied, thanks.

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