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    SubjectRe: RTNL assert
    On Sat, 28 Oct 2000, Andrew Morton wrote:

    > The rtnetlink lock needs to be taken around
    > register_netdevice(). There should be a function
    > which does these three common steps, but there isn't.

    I thought the only difference between register_netdev() and
    register_netdevice() was that one took the rtnl_lock and the other didn't?

    But it's been a while since I played with networking code.

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    dwmw2


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