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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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