[resend][Bionic SRU][Patch 0/1] ipmi: Fix timer race with module unload

Manoj Iyer manoj.iyer at canonical.com
Mon Oct 22 20:00:01 UTC 2018

In my previous request I was missing linux-next in my cherry-picked from 
commit line, fixed that this time around.

Please consider the following patch that fixes a kernel panic on 
removing and inserting the ipmi_ssif module in a loop. This is due to 
mod_timer from arming a timer that was already removed by del_timer during 
module unload.

This fixes bug:

The patch was cleanly cherry-picked from linux-next onto latest bionic 
tree and tested by me on a Cavium ThunderX2 system. Please refer to the bug
report for details on testing.

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