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SubjectRe: [PATCH][ATM] use rtnl_{lock,unlock} during device operations (take 2)
chas williams wrote:
> wrong! the biggest problem with the atm stack is because one
> thing isnt synchronus. the atm recv side is completely async.
> it can pop up at anytime and try to use a vcc.

The data plane, yes. But the control/configuration plane is
synchronous. And it also makes sure that the driver stops
doing asynchronous things when removing a VCC.

- Werner

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