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Re: 2.6.7-rc3: waiting for eth0 to become free

To: Stephen Hemminger <shemminger@xxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: 2.6.7-rc3: waiting for eth0 to become free
From: Felipe Alfaro Solana <felipe_alfaro@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 08 Jun 2004 22:09:29 +0200
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On Tue, 2004-06-08 at 12:42 -0700, Stephen Hemminger wrote:
> On Tue, 08 Jun 2004 21:18:30 +0200
> Felipe Alfaro Solana <felipe_alfaro@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > Hi!
> > 
> > On my laptop, when using a CardBus 3c59x-based NIC, I need to run
> > "cardctl eject" so the system won't freeze when resuming. "cardctl
> > eject" worked fine in 2.6.7-rc2-mm2, even when there were programs with
> > network sockets opened (for example, Evolution mantaining a connection
> > against an IMAP server): the card is ejected (well, not physically),
> > even when there are ESTABLISHED connections.
> > 
> > However, starting with 2.6.7-rc3, "cardctl eject" hangs if a program
> > holds any socket open. After a while the "unregister_netdevice: waiting
> > for eth0 to become free" message starts appearing on the kernel message
> > ring. The only apparent solution is killing that program, ejecting the
> > card from its slot and wait until 3c59x.o usage count reaches zero.
> > 
> > Can someone tell me what's going on here?
> > Thank you very much.
> What protocols are you running? Is IPV6 loaded?

I'm using IPv4, IPv6 and IPSec ESP with AES/CBC.
Do you want .config?

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