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SubjectRe: RTNL assert
David Woodhouse wrote:
> On Sat, 28 Oct 2000, Andrew Morton wrote:
> > 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.
> I thought the only difference between register_netdev() and
> register_netdevice() was that one took the rtnl_lock and the other didn't?

And, register_netdev allocates a name for you if necessary...

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