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Re: [PATCH] panic during unregister_netdevice()

To: Krishna Kumar <krkumar@xxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] panic during unregister_netdevice()
From: "David S. Miller" <davem@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 6 Nov 2003 13:14:57 -0800
Cc: kumarkr@xxxxxxxxxx, shemminger@xxxxxxxx, netdev@xxxxxxxxxxx
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On Thu, 6 Nov 2003 13:07:57 -0800 (PST)
Krishna Kumar <krkumar@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> I tested with the following patch, and the panic disappeared (the
> device shutdown properly). Dave, any need for rtnl_unlock() in this
> code ?

This linkwatch code never generates new entries on the netdev todo
list so your patch looks fine.

I'm going to apply it, thanks a lot.

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