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Re: [PATCH 4/7] netpoll: fix ->poll() locking

To: Matt Mackall <mpm@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 4/7] netpoll: fix ->poll() locking
From: "David S. Miller" <davem@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 22 Apr 2005 22:12:57 -0700
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On Fri, 22 Apr 2005 19:14:40 -0700
Matt Mackall <mpm@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> > In such a configuration, how did the netpoll code "tell" who the
> > receive packets were for or did it send them to all registered
> > netpoll clients for that device?
> It walked a global list of clients.

Ok, we definitely need to fix this.

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