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Hello!

> On Tue, Oct 31, 2000 at 08:55:13PM +0000, Alan Cox wrote:
> > What about the fact anyone can crash a box using ioctls on net
> > devices and waiting for an unload - was this fixed ?

What do you mean?

If I understood you correclty, this has been fixed in early 2.3
and never reappeared since that time.



> The ioctls of network devices are generally unsafe on SMP, because
> they run with kernel lock dropped now but are mostly not safe to do so.

Andi, pleeeease, stop FUDing.

If you see some bug, fix it. I do not see.

Alexey
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