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

To: "David S. Miller" <davem@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: 2.6.12-rc4-mm[12] - ULOG problem
From: Evgeniy Polyakov <johnpol@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 20 May 2005 10:27:54 +0400
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On Thu, 2005-05-19 at 11:42 -0700, David S. Miller wrote:
> 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.

It does not require more than one socket number.
It just can use any other number provided.

        Evgeniy Polyakov

Crash is better than data corruption -- Arthur Grabowski

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