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Re: [PATCH] bridge deadlock on device removal

To: Stephen Hemminger <shemminger@xxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] bridge deadlock on device removal
From: "David S. Miller" <davem@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 7 Sep 2004 14:02:03 -0700
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On Mon, 6 Sep 2004 05:15:23 -0700
Stephen Hemminger <shemminger@xxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Fixes: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=131569
> Dead lock in bridge when removing device interface module. br_del_if
> assumes br->lock not held.
> 
> This fixes case of:
>       brctl addbr b0
>       brctl addif b0 eth0
>       rmmod eth0
> 
> Signed-off-by: Stephen Hemminger <shemminger@xxxxxxxx>

Will apply, thanks Stephen.

Is this a 2.6.x only issue?

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