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Re: [PATCH] change delete bridge to work with new unregister

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Subject: Re: [PATCH] change delete bridge to work with new unregister
From: "David S. Miller" <davem@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 29 May 2003 20:02:41 -0700 (PDT)
Cc: netdev@xxxxxxxxxxx
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   From: Stephen Hemminger <shemminger@xxxxxxxx>
   Date: Thu, 29 May 2003 10:24:07 -0700

   The changes in 2.5.70 for unregister cause deleteing a bridge device to
   hang, because the last reference to the bridge was being dropped after
   calling unregister_netdev.  Doing the unregister under lock, instead
   of by holding a reference fixes that.
   
Applied, thanks.

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