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-rw-r--r--net/wireless/core.c13
1 files changed, 5 insertions, 8 deletions
diff --git a/net/wireless/core.c b/net/wireless/core.c
index 6fbf7537faf5..8d0883e81093 100644
--- a/net/wireless/core.c
+++ b/net/wireless/core.c
@@ -1340,6 +1340,11 @@ void cfg80211_register_wdev(struct cfg80211_registered_device *rdev,
rdev->devlist_generation++;
wdev->registered = true;
+ if (wdev->netdev &&
+ sysfs_create_link(&wdev->netdev->dev.kobj, &rdev->wiphy.dev.kobj,
+ "phy80211"))
+ pr_err("failed to add phy80211 symlink to netdev!\n");
+
nl80211_notify_iface(rdev, wdev, NL80211_CMD_NEW_INTERFACE);
}
@@ -1365,14 +1370,6 @@ int cfg80211_register_netdevice(struct net_device *dev)
if (ret)
goto out;
- if (sysfs_create_link(&dev->dev.kobj, &rdev->wiphy.dev.kobj,
- "phy80211")) {
- pr_err("failed to add phy80211 symlink to netdev!\n");
- unregister_netdevice(dev);
- ret = -EINVAL;
- goto out;
- }
-
cfg80211_register_wdev(rdev, wdev);
ret = 0;
out: