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    SubjectRe: [git patches] net driver updates
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    Hi Divy,

    > > Explain why, so I can include it in the changelog please...
    >
    > Hi Jeff,
    >
    > The first part of the patch removes the !netif_queue_stopped(dev).
    > It opens the race discussed a while ago between Stephen hemminger and
    > David Miller:
    > http://marc.info/?l=linux-netdev&m=113383224512427&w=2

    I feel this race cannot happen anymore. I think the fix for that race was
    to introduce the
    __LINK_STATE_QDISC_RUNNING bit thus eliminating any races between CPU's. If
    one
    CPU has called xmit, the other CPU will enqueue skbs (by holding the
    queue_lock) and
    exit from qdisc_run since it finds the bit set already.

    Thanks,

    - KK



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