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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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