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    SubjectRe: Linux-2.4.0-test10
    On Tue, Oct 31, 2000 at 08:55:13PM +0000, Alan Cox wrote:
    > What about the fact anyone can crash a box using ioctls on net
    > devices and waiting for an unload - was this fixed ?

    The ioctls of network devices are generally unsafe on SMP, because
    they run with kernel lock dropped now but are mostly not safe to do so.

    -Andi
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