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Re: 2.6.12-rc4-mm[12] - ULOG problem

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Subject: Re: 2.6.12-rc4-mm[12] - ULOG problem
From: "David S. Miller" <davem@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 19 May 2005 11:42:41 -0700 (PDT)
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From: Evgeniy Polyakov <johnpol@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 19 May 2005 11:06:25 +0400

> It was created to be able to load several different connector devices 
> from different modules [basically it was module1.ko unit=10, module2.ko
> unit=11 and so on].

That's bogus, each connector will need to allocate it's own
specific define in the netlink header, and we're about to
run out of numbers.

Please redesign the connector so that it doesn't eat more than
one netlink number, we're running out of them soon.

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