Re: [RFC][PATCH 2/9] deadlock prevention core

From: Daniel Phillips
Date: Tue Aug 08 2006 - 21:33:46 EST

Hi Dave,

David Miller wrote:
I think the new atomic operation that will seemingly occur on every
device SKB free is unacceptable.

Alternate suggestion?

You also cannot modify netdev->flags in the lockless manner in which
you do, it must be done with the appropriate locking, such as holding
the RTNL semaphore.

Thanks for the catch.



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