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Date:	Tue, 20 Feb 2007 11:18:23 -0500
From:	Jeff Garzik <>
To:	Francois Romieu <>
CC:	Stephen Hemminger <>,, Ben Greear <>,
	Kyle Lucke <>,
	Raghavendra Koushik <>,
	Al Viro <>,
	Lennert Buytenhek <>,
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/4] r8169: RTNL and flush_scheduled_work deadlock

Francois Romieu wrote:
> flush_scheduled_work() in net_device->close has a slight tendency
> to deadlock with tasks on the workqueue that hold RTNL.
> rtl8169_close/down simply need the recovery tasks to not meddle
> with the hardware while the device is going down.
> Signed-off-by: Francois Romieu <>
> ---
>  drivers/net/r8169.c |   25 ++++++++++++++++++-------
>  1 files changed, 18 insertions(+), 7 deletions(-)

applied 1-4

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