Re: [PATCH net-next] hyperv: Add handler for RNDIS_STATUS_NETWORK_CHANGE event

From: Richard Weinberger
Date: Tue Oct 27 2015 - 18:36:15 EST

On Mon, Jun 23, 2014 at 10:10 PM, David Miller <davem@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> From: Haiyang Zhang <haiyangz@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Date: Mon, 23 Jun 2014 16:09:59 +0000
>> So, what's the equivalent or similar command to "network restart" on SLES12? Could
>> you update the command line for the usermodehelper when porting this patch to SLES
>> 12?
> No, you are not going to keep the usermodehelper invocation in your driver
> please remove it. It is absolutely inappropriate, and I strictly do not want
> to keep it in there because other people will copy it and then we'll have a
> real mess on our hands.

Sorry for digging up this old thread.
While talking with some guys about usermodehelper abuses I came across this gem.
Mainline still contains that "/etc/init.d/network restart" code.
Haiyang, care to cleanup?

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