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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<>
    >> 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 <>

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