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SubjectRe: [Patch] net: kill an RCU warning in inet_fill_link_af()
On 12/02/10 00:03, Eric Dumazet wrote:
> Le mercredi 01 décembre 2010 à 19:14 +0800, Amerigo Wang a écrit :
>> From: WANG Cong<amwang@redhat.com>
>>
>> The latest net-next-2.6 triggers an RCU warning during boot,
>> lockdep complains that in inet_fill_link_af() we call rcu_dereference_check()
>> without rcu_read_lock() protection.
>>
>> This patch fixes it by replacing __in_dev_get_rcu() with in_dev_get().
>
> Here is a better version, thanks a lot for your report and initial
> patch.
>
>
> [PATCH net-next-2.6] net: kill an RCU warning in inet_fill_link_af()
>
> commits 9f0f7272 (ipv4: AF_INET link address family) and cf7afbfeb8c
> (rtnl: make link af-specific updates atomic) used incorrect
> __in_dev_get_rcu() in RTNL protected contexts, triggering PROVE_RCU
> warnings.
>
> Switch to __in_dev_get_rtnl(), wich is more appropriate, since we hold
> RTNL.
>
> Based on a report and initial patch from Amerigo Wang.
>

Alright, thanks for fixing it.

Reviewed-by: WANG Cong <amwang@redhat.com>

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