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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 2.6.35-rc1] net-next: vmxnet3 fixes [3/5] Initialize link state at probe time
    From: Shreyas Bhatewara <>
    Date: Tue, 13 Jul 2010 17:48:55 -0700 (PDT)

    > Initialize vmxnet3 link state at probe time
    > This change initializes the state of link at the time when driver is
    > loaded. The ethtool output for 'link detected' and 'link speed'
    > is thus valid even before the interface is brought up.
    > Signed-off-by: Shreyas Bhatewara <>

    You should never, ever, call netif_start_queue() on a device which has
    not been brought up.

    But that is what this patch is doing.

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