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Date:	Wed, 04 Apr 2007 14:37:01 -0700
From:	"Michael Chan" <mchan@...adcom.com>
To:	"Gagan Arneja" <gaagaan@...il.com>
cc:	netdev@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: tg3 reset_task question

On Wed, 2007-04-04 at 13:34 -0700, Gagan Arneja wrote:
> Can't this BUG_ON be hit very easily:
> 
> static void tg3_irq_quiesce(struct tg3 *tp)
> {
>         BUG_ON(tp->irq_sync);
> ...
> }
> 
> tg3_reset_task could easily be racing with another thread, that calls
> tg3_full_lock(tp, 1); e.g tg3_change_mtu. Maybe I'm missing something
> obvious.
> 

Yes, you're right.  Perhaps we should get the rtnl first before
tg3_full_lock(), or turn irq_sync into an atomic counter that allows
nesting.

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