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SubjectRe: [PATCH 7/7] ipx: remove the BKL
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From: Arnd Bergmann <arnd@arndb.de>
Date: Wed, 2 Mar 2011 00:13:11 +0100

> This replaces all instances of lock_kernel in the
> IPX code with lock_sock. As far as I can tell, this
> is safe to do, because there is no global state
> that needs to be locked in IPX, and the code does
> not recursively take the lock or sleep indefinitely
> while holding it.
>
> Compile-tested only.
>
> Signed-off-by: Arnd Bergmann <arnd@arndb.de>

Acked-by: David S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>


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