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Date:	Fri, 09 Feb 2007 15:31:54 -0800
From:	"Michael Chan" <mchan@...adcom.com>
To:	"Francois Romieu" <romieu@...zoreil.com>
cc:	"Andrew Morton" <akpm@...ux-foundation.org>,
	netdev@...r.kernel.org,
	"Stephen Hemminger" <shemminger@...ux-foundation.org>,
	lpiccilli@...re.com.br,
	"bugme-daemon@...nel-bugs.osdl.org" 
	<bugme-daemon@...zilla.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [Bugme-new] [Bug 7974] New: BUG: scheduling while atomic:
 swapper/0x10000100/0

On Fri, 2007-02-09 at 23:35 +0100, Francois Romieu wrote:
> Andrew Morton <akpm@...ux-foundation.org> :
> > 
> > cond_resched() called from softirq, amongst other problems.
> 
> Seems too simple to be right. Btw calling dev_set_mac_address
> may hurt some tg3:
> 
> -> tg3_set_mac_addr
>    -> tg3_netif_stop (depending on the content of their sram): 
>       -> netif_poll_disable
>          -> schedule_timeout_interruptible
> 

Yes, known problem.  Bonding calls dev_set_mac_address from unsleepable
context.

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