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Date:	Thu, 30 Nov 2006 10:30:45 +0300
From:	"Alexey Dobriyan" <adobriyan@...il.com>
To:	"David Miller" <davem@...emloft.net>
Cc:	pavol.gono@...il.com, netdev@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: pktgen

On 11/30/06, David Miller <davem@...emloft.net> wrote:
> From: Alexey Dobriyan <adobriyan@...il.com>
> Date: Wed, 29 Nov 2006 23:04:37 +0300
>
> > Looks like worker thread strategically clears it if scheduled at wrong
> > moment.
> >
> > --- a/net/core/pktgen.c
> > +++ b/net/core/pktgen.c
> > @@ -3292,7 +3292,6 @@ static void pktgen_thread_worker(struct
> >
> >  	init_waitqueue_head(&t->queue);
> >
> > -	t->control &= ~(T_TERMINATE);
> >  	t->control &= ~(T_RUN);
> >  	t->control &= ~(T_STOP);
> >  	t->control &= ~(T_REMDEVALL);
>
> Good catch Alexey.  Did you rerun the load/unload test with
> this fix applied?  If it fixes things, I'll merge it.

Well, yes, it fixes things, except Ctrl+C getting you out of
modprobe/rmmod loop will spit
backtrace again. And other flags: T_RUN, T_STOP. Clearance is not
needed due to kZalloc and
create bugs as demostrated.

Give me some time.
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