Re: [PATCH] net: device - added support of clearing devicestatistics

From: Eric Dumazet
Date: Thu May 10 2012 - 11:18:30 EST

On Thu, 2012-05-10 at 20:46 +0530, Sasikantha babu wrote:
> This patch adds the support of clearing device statistics. Added new
> entry ndo_clear_stats to net_device_ops for device drivers to provide
> there own method to clear stats otherwise internal statistics structure
> is cleared.
> Signed-off-by: Sasikantha babu <sasikanth.v19@xxxxxxxxx>

This is forbidden and racy.

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