lkml.org 
[lkml]   [2000]   [Oct]   [28]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
Patch in this message
/
Date
From
SubjectRe: RTNL assert
"Stephen E. Clark" wrote:
>
> When I configure in Tunneling I get the following error message. Is this
> normal? This with 2.4test9pre5
>
> GRE over IPv4 tunneling driver
> RTNL: assertion failed at devinet.c(775):inetdev_event

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.


--- linux-2.4.0-test10-pre5/net/ipv4/ip_gre.c Sat Sep 9 16:19:30 2000
+++ linux-akpm/net/ipv4/ip_gre.c Sat Oct 28 21:44:23 2000
@@ -1266,7 +1266,9 @@
#ifdef MODULE
register_netdev(&ipgre_fb_tunnel_dev);
#else
+ rtnl_lock();
register_netdevice(&ipgre_fb_tunnel_dev);
+ rtnl_unlock();
#endif

inet_add_protocol(&ipgre_protocol);
-
To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to majordomo@vger.kernel.org
Please read the FAQ at http://www.tux.org/lkml/
\
 
 \ /
  Last update: 2005-03-22 12:45    [W:0.214 / U:0.052 seconds]
©2003-2014 Jasper Spaans. hosted at Digital Ocean