[ 3.8.y.z extended stable ] Patch "drivers/misc/hpilo: Correct panic when an AUX iLO is detected" has been added to staging queue

Kamal Mostafa kamal at canonical.com
Thu Sep 19 00:03:23 UTC 2013

This is a note to let you know that I have just added a patch titled

    drivers/misc/hpilo: Correct panic when an AUX iLO is detected

to the linux-3.8.y-queue branch of the 3.8.y.z extended stable tree 
which can be found at:


This patch is scheduled to be released in version

If you, or anyone else, feels it should not be added to this tree, please 
reply to this email.

For more information about the 3.8.y.z tree, see



>From 436b9c0241fa79e417bba43c1dbe2e37f4e9db41 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
From: Mark Rusk <Mark.Rusk at hp.com>
Date: Wed, 14 Aug 2013 15:30:01 -0500
Subject: drivers/misc/hpilo: Correct panic when an AUX iLO is detected

commit eefbc594abbb1b7e6e7eeadb65ae7c7538474210 upstream.

 Using an uninitialized variable 'devnum' after 'goto out;' was causing
 panic.  Just go ahead and return, we need to ignore AUX iLO devs.

 Oops: 0002 [#1] SMP
 RIP  [<ffffffffa033e270>] ilo_probe+0xec/0xe7c [hpilo]

Signed-off-by: Mark Rusk <mark.rusk at hp.com>
Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh at linuxfoundation.org>
Signed-off-by: Kamal Mostafa <kamal at canonical.com>
 drivers/misc/hpilo.c | 4 ++--
 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

diff --git a/drivers/misc/hpilo.c b/drivers/misc/hpilo.c
index 621c7a3..b83e3ca 100644
--- a/drivers/misc/hpilo.c
+++ b/drivers/misc/hpilo.c
@@ -759,7 +759,7 @@ static int ilo_probe(struct pci_dev *pdev,

 	/* Ignore subsystem_device = 0x1979 (set by BIOS)  */
 	if (pdev->subsystem_device == 0x1979)
-		goto out;
+		return 0;

 	if (max_ccb > MAX_CCB)
 		max_ccb = MAX_CCB;
@@ -899,7 +899,7 @@ static void __exit ilo_exit(void)

 MODULE_AUTHOR("David Altobelli <david.altobelli at hp.com>");

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