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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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