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bonding: remove already created master sysfs link on failure

If slave sysfs symlink failes to be created - we end up without removing
the master sysfs symlink. Remove it in case of failure.

Signed-off-by: Veaceslav Falico <>
Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <>
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commit 9fe16b78ee17579cb4f333534cf7043e94c67024 1 parent 14134f6
Veaceslav Falico authored davem330 committed
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  1. +5 −0 drivers/net/bonding/bond_sysfs.c
5 drivers/net/bonding/bond_sysfs.c
@@ -183,6 +183,11 @@ int bond_create_slave_symlinks(struct net_device *master,
sprintf(linkname, "slave_%s", slave->name);
ret = sysfs_create_link(&(master->dev.kobj), &(slave->dev.kobj),
+ /* free the master link created earlier in case of error */
+ if (ret)
+ sysfs_remove_link(&(slave->dev.kobj), "master");
return ret;
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