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Re: 2.6.7: sk98lin unload oops

To: Christoph Hellwig <hch@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>, Bernd Schubert <bernd-schubert@xxxxxx>, linux-kernel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, netdev@xxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: 2.6.7: sk98lin unload oops
From: Denis Vlasenko <vda@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 7 Jul 2004 23:50:44 +0300
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On Sunday 04 July 2004 18:23, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> On Sun, Jul 04, 2004 at 04:15:09PM +0100, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> > > Fortunality everything still works fine (I'm running the script over
> > > the network of the syskonnect cards).
> > >
> > > This machine has two of those syskonnect cards, on another machine
> > > which has only one syskonnect card this oops doesn't occur.
> >
> > As a colleteral damage the following huge patch should fix it, and I need
> > testers for it anyway ;-)
>
> Actually the problem sits deeper.  sk98line tries to register a procfile
> with the interfacename of the struct net_device.  The patch below (ontop of
> the previous one) makes it work unless you change the interface name
> manually, but as Linux explicitly allows that the interface is
> fundamentally broken and probably should just go away.

hostap driver does this too
--
vda


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