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Date:	Mon, 26 Feb 2007 17:22:10 -0700
From:	David Stevens <>
Subject: [PATCH] /proc/net/anycast6 unbalanced inet6_dev refcnt

Reading /proc/net/anycast6 when there is no anycast address
on an interface results in an ever-increasing inet6_dev reference
count, as well as a reference to the netdevice you can't get rid of.

Patch below & attached.


Signed-off-by: David L Stevens <>
--- linux-   2007-02-19 22:34:32.000000000 
+++ linux- 2007-02-26 15:37:04.000000000 
@@ -462,6 +462,7 @@ static inline struct ifacaddr6 *ac6_get_
+               in6_dev_put(idev);
        return im;

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