[1/2] staging: rtl8188eu: Fix module loading from tasklet for CCMP encryption
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Message ID 20190103021247.19367-2-Larry.Finger@lwfinger.net
State Not Applicable
Delegated to: David Miller
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  • Fixes for system freezes for r8188eu
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Larry Finger Jan. 3, 2019, 2:12 a.m. UTC
Commit 6bd082af7e36 ("staging:r8188eu: use lib80211 CCMP decrypt")
causes scheduling while atomic bugs followed by a hard freeze whenever
the driver tries to connect to a CCMP-encrypted network. Experimentation
showed that the freezes were eliminated when module lib80211 was
preloaded, which can be forced by calling lib80211_get_crypto_ops()
directly rather than indirectly through try_then_request_module().
With this change, no BUG messages are logged.

Fixes: 6bd082af7e36 ("staging:r8188eu: use lib80211 CCMP decrypt")
Cc: Stable <stable@vger.kernel.org> # v4.17+
Reported-and-tested-by: Michael Straube <straube.linux@gmail.com>
Cc: Ivan Safonov <insafonov@gmail.com>
Signed-off-by: Larry Finger <Larry.Finger@lwfinger.net>
---
 drivers/staging/rtl8188eu/core/rtw_security.c | 2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

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diff --git a/drivers/staging/rtl8188eu/core/rtw_security.c b/drivers/staging/rtl8188eu/core/rtw_security.c
index f7407632e80b..052656a22821 100644
--- a/drivers/staging/rtl8188eu/core/rtw_security.c
+++ b/drivers/staging/rtl8188eu/core/rtw_security.c
@@ -1291,7 +1291,7 @@  u32 rtw_aes_decrypt(struct adapter *padapter, u8 *precvframe)
 			struct sk_buff *skb = ((struct recv_frame *)precvframe)->pkt;
 			void *crypto_private = NULL;
 			u8 *key, *pframe = skb->data;
-			struct lib80211_crypto_ops *crypto_ops = try_then_request_module(lib80211_get_crypto_ops("CCMP"), "lib80211_crypt_ccmp");
+			struct lib80211_crypto_ops *crypto_ops = lib80211_get_crypto_ops("CCMP");
 			struct security_priv *psecuritypriv = &padapter->securitypriv;
 			char iv[8], icv[8];