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SubjectRe: [PATCH 2/5] nfnetlink_queue: Use rcu_barrier() on module unload.
On Mon, Jun 08, 2009 at 03:11:33PM +0200, Jesper Dangaard Brouer wrote:
> This module uses rcu_call() thus it should use rcu_barrier() on module unload.
>
> Also fixed a trivial typo 'nfetlink' -> 'nfnetlink' in comment.

Assuming that netlink_unregister_notifier(), nfnetlink_subsys_unregister(),
and so on prevent any subsequent calls to call_rcu(), looks good!!!

Acked-by: Paul E. McKenney <paulmck@linux.vnet.ibm.com>

> Signed-off-by: Jesper Dangaard Brouer <hawk@comx.dk>
> ---
>
> net/netfilter/nfnetlink_queue.c | 4 +++-
> 1 files changed, 3 insertions(+), 1 deletions(-)
>
> diff --git a/net/netfilter/nfnetlink_queue.c b/net/netfilter/nfnetlink_queue.c
> index 8c86011..71daa09 100644
> --- a/net/netfilter/nfnetlink_queue.c
> +++ b/net/netfilter/nfnetlink_queue.c
> @@ -1,6 +1,6 @@
> /*
> * This is a module which is used for queueing packets and communicating with
> - * userspace via nfetlink.
> + * userspace via nfnetlink.
> *
> * (C) 2005 by Harald Welte <laforge@netfilter.org>
> * (C) 2007 by Patrick McHardy <kaber@trash.net>
> @@ -932,6 +932,8 @@ static void __exit nfnetlink_queue_fini(void)
> #endif
> nfnetlink_subsys_unregister(&nfqnl_subsys);
> netlink_unregister_notifier(&nfqnl_rtnl_notifier);
> +
> + rcu_barrier(); /* Wait for completion of call_rcu()'s */
> }
>
> MODULE_DESCRIPTION("netfilter packet queue handler");
>


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