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authorLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2020-02-27 16:34:41 -0800
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2020-02-27 16:34:41 -0800
commit7058b837899fc978c9f8a033fa29ab07360a85c8 (patch)
tree94a8180a13f40f58ba07b01f9b129c72a278835c /Documentation
parentMerge tag 'kbuild-fixes-v5.6-2' of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/masahiroy/linux-kbuild (diff)
parentnet: dsa: mv88e6xxx: Fix masking of egress port (diff)
Merge git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/netdev/net
Pull networking fixes from David Miller: 1) Fix leak in nl80211 AP start where we leak the ACL memory, from Johannes Berg. 2) Fix double mutex unlock in mac80211, from Andrei Otcheretianski. 3) Fix RCU stall in ipset, from Jozsef Kadlecsik. 4) Fix devlink locking in devlink_dpipe_table_register, from Madhuparna Bhowmik. 5) Fix race causing TX hang in ll_temac, from Esben Haabendal. 6) Stale eth hdr pointer in br_dev_xmit(), from Nikolay Aleksandrov. 7) Fix TX hash calculation bounds checking wrt. tc rules, from Amritha Nambiar. 8) Size netlink responses properly in schedule action code to take into consideration TCA_ACT_FLAGS. From Jiri Pirko. 9) Fix firmware paths for mscc PHY driver, from Antoine Tenart. 10) Don't register stmmac notifier multiple times, from Aaro Koskinen. 11) Various rmnet bug fixes, from Taehee Yoo. 12) Fix vsock deadlock in vsock transport release, from Stefano Garzarella. * git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/netdev/net: (61 commits) net: dsa: mv88e6xxx: Fix masking of egress port mlxsw: pci: Wait longer before accessing the device after reset sfc: fix timestamp reconstruction at 16-bit rollover points vsock: fix potential deadlock in transport->release() unix: It's CONFIG_PROC_FS not CONFIG_PROCFS net: rmnet: fix packet forwarding in rmnet bridge mode net: rmnet: fix bridge mode bugs net: rmnet: use upper/lower device infrastructure net: rmnet: do not allow to change mux id if mux id is duplicated net: rmnet: remove rcu_read_lock in rmnet_force_unassociate_device() net: rmnet: fix suspicious RCU usage net: rmnet: fix NULL pointer dereference in rmnet_changelink() net: rmnet: fix NULL pointer dereference in rmnet_newlink() net: phy: marvell: don't interpret PHY status unless resolved mlx5: register lag notifier for init network namespace only unix: define and set show_fdinfo only if procfs is enabled hinic: fix a bug of rss configuration hinic: fix a bug of setting hw_ioctxt hinic: fix a irq affinity bug net/smc: check for valid ib_client_data ...
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diff --git a/Documentation/networking/phy.rst b/Documentation/networking/phy.rst
index 1e4735cc0553..256106054c8c 100644
--- a/Documentation/networking/phy.rst
+++ b/Documentation/networking/phy.rst
@@ -487,8 +487,9 @@ phy_register_fixup_for_id()::
The stubs set one of the two matching criteria, and set the other one to
match anything.
-When phy_register_fixup() or \*_for_uid()/\*_for_id() is called at module,
-unregister fixup and free allocate memory are required.
+When phy_register_fixup() or \*_for_uid()/\*_for_id() is called at module load
+time, the module needs to unregister the fixup and free allocated memory when
+it's unloaded.
Call one of following function before unloading module::