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Re: PROBLEM: 2.6.11-rc2 hangs on bridge shutdown (br0)

To: Herbert Xu <herbert@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: PROBLEM: 2.6.11-rc2 hangs on bridge shutdown (br0)
From: Andre Tomt <andre@xxxxxxxx>
Date: Sat, 05 Feb 2005 12:14:04 +0100
Cc: "David S. Miller" <davem@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>, mirko.parthey@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, linux-kernel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, netdev@xxxxxxxxxxx, yoshfuji@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx, shemminger@xxxxxxxx
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Herbert Xu wrote:
On Fri, Feb 04, 2005 at 09:38:13PM -0800, David S. Miller wrote:

It is just the first such thing I found, scanning rt6i_idev uses
will easily find several others.

You're right of course.  I thought they were all harmless but I was
obviously wrong about this one.

So here is a patch that essentially reverts the split devices
semantics introduced by these two changesets:

This patch fixes my problems with hangs when dot1q VLAN interfaces gets removed when loopback is down, as reported in the thread "2.6.10 ipv6/8021q lockup on vconfig on interface removal".

Yay :)

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