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-rw-r--r--drivers/net/ppp/ppp_generic.c4
1 files changed, 3 insertions, 1 deletions
diff --git a/drivers/net/ppp/ppp_generic.c b/drivers/net/ppp/ppp_generic.c
index 0481daf9201a..ed00446759b2 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ppp/ppp_generic.c
+++ b/drivers/net/ppp/ppp_generic.c
@@ -2755,6 +2755,7 @@ static struct ppp *ppp_create_interface(struct net *net, int unit,
*/
dev_net_set(dev, net);
+ rtnl_lock();
mutex_lock(&pn->all_ppp_mutex);
if (unit < 0) {
@@ -2785,7 +2786,7 @@ static struct ppp *ppp_create_interface(struct net *net, int unit,
ppp->file.index = unit;
sprintf(dev->name, "ppp%d", unit);
- ret = register_netdev(dev);
+ ret = register_netdevice(dev);
if (ret != 0) {
unit_put(&pn->units_idr, unit);
netdev_err(ppp->dev, "PPP: couldn't register device %s (%d)\n",
@@ -2797,6 +2798,7 @@ static struct ppp *ppp_create_interface(struct net *net, int unit,
atomic_inc(&ppp_unit_count);
mutex_unlock(&pn->all_ppp_mutex);
+ rtnl_unlock();
*retp = 0;
return ppp;