Commit a24b163b authored by Don Fry's avatar Don Fry Committed by Jeff Garzik

[PATCH] pcnet32: remove incorrect pcnet32_free_ring

During a code scan for another change I discovered that this call to
pcnet32_free_ring must be removed.  If the open fails due to a lack of
memory all the ring structures are removed via the call to free_ring
and a subsequent call to open will dereference a null pointer in

Please apply to 2.6.17.
Signed-off-by: default avatarDon Fry <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarJeff Garzik <>
parent 80871e63
......@@ -1774,8 +1774,6 @@ static int pcnet32_open(struct net_device *dev)
lp->rx_dma_addr[i] = 0;
* Switch back to 16bit mode to avoid problems with dumb
* DOS packet driver after a warm reboot
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