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    SubjectRe: sungem hangs in atomic if netconsole enabled but no carrier
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    On Tue, 2005-12-20 at 23:19 +0100, Francois Romieu wrote:

    > net/core/netpoll.c::netpoll_send_skb() notices that the queue is stopped
    > and decides to try the usual NAPI poll(). A few function calls later, the
    > driver ends in drivers/net/sungem.c::gem_poll() where it takes so many
    > (irq-)locks that I do not even want to verify that it has a chance
    > to play nice with the pending gem_link_timer().

    I'm not fan of the locking in sungem, I think I wrote a big fat comment
    about it and why it is like that for now, better ideas are welcome :)

    Ben.


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