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Re: [patch] IP_FRAG_TIME versus unregister_netdevice

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Subject: Re: [patch] IP_FRAG_TIME versus unregister_netdevice
From: "David S. Miller" <davem@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sat, 19 Aug 2000 08:29:44 -0700
Cc: kuznet@xxxxxxxxxxxxx, netdev@xxxxxxxxxxx
In-reply-to: <399E6A64.CB616120@xxxxxxxxxx> (message from Andrew Morton on Sat, 19 Aug 2000 21:07:16 +1000)
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   Date: Sat, 19 Aug 2000 21:07:16 +1000
   From: Andrew Morton <andrewm@xxxxxxxxxx>

   4: Make unregister_netdevice() wait until the device is
      free, as Alexey suggested in his comment.

      That's what this patch does.  It waits indefinitely for the
      device to become free and prints a message every ten seconds
      while waiting.

Being so close to 2.4.0, this is the fix I prefer as well
for now.  Patch applied, thanks.

We can do more elaborate things in the 2.5.x tree.

Later,
David S. Miller
davem@xxxxxxxxxx

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