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Date:	Sat, 17 Feb 2007 21:54:01 +0100
From:	Francois Romieu <romieu@...zoreil.com>
To:	Stephen Hemminger <shemminger@...ux-foundation.org>
Cc:	Jarek Poplawski <jarkao2@...pl>, jeff@...zik.org,
	akpm@...ux-foundation.org, netdev@...r.kernel.org,
	Ben Greear <greearb@...delatech.com>,
	Kyle Lucke <klucke@...ibm.com>,
	Raghavendra Koushik <raghavendra.koushik@...erion.com>,
	Al Viro <viro@....linux.org.uk>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 3/4] 8139too: RTNL and flush_scheduled_work deadlock

Stephen Hemminger <shemminger@...ux-foundation.org> :
[...]
> You need to hold a dev reference (dev_hold) as well. to keep the device
> from disappearing. or do a flush_scheduled_work in the remove routine.

The patched drivers do #2 (before unregister_netdev).

-- 
Ueimor
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