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    SubjectRe: [PATCH][ATM] use rtnl_{lock,unlock} during device operations (take 2)

    On Mon, 9 Jun 2003, David S. Miller wrote:

    > You still need to synchronize with already running functions
    > netdev->dead = 1;
    > netdev->op_this = NULL;
    > netdev->op_that = NULL;
    > netdev->op_whatever = NULL;
    > synchronize_kernel();

    That assumes of course that the functions don't sleep.
    (RCU isn't really the answer to everything.)

    bye, Roman

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