Re: [RFC][PATCH 2/9] deadlock prevention core
From: Daniel Phillips
Date: Tue Aug 08 2006 - 21:32:42 EST
Thomas Graf wrote:
> skb->dev is not guaranteed to still point to the "allocating" device
once the skb is freed again so reserve/unreserve isn't symmetric.
You'd need skb->alloc_dev or something.
Can you please characterize the conditions under which skb->dev changes
after the alloc? Are there writings on this subtlety?
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