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    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);
    -
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