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Re: netdev ioctl & dev_base_lock : bad idea ?

To: Benjamin Herrenschmidt <benh@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: netdev ioctl & dev_base_lock : bad idea ?
From: "David S. Miller" <davem@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 9 Dec 2004 15:19:08 -0800
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On Fri, 10 Dec 2004 09:14:35 +1100
Benjamin Herrenschmidt <benh@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Also, why would we need the xmit lock when calling netif_wake_queue() ?
> I'm not sure I get that one (but I'm not too familiar with the net core
> neither).

Hmmm, you're right, it seems it is not needed.

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