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Date:	Tue, 03 Apr 2007 22:09:36 -0400
From:	jamal <hadi@...erus.ca>
To:	Patrick McHardy <kaber@...sh.net>
Cc:	Denys <denys@...p.net.lb>,
	Stephen Hemminger <shemminger@...ux-foundation.org>,
	netdev@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: one more... iproute commands lockup whole system

On Wed, 2007-04-04 at 03:39 +0200, Patrick McHardy wrote:

> Are you refering to "What NOT to do if you dont want your machine to
> crash:"? 

yes.

> I think we should make sure users can't even accidentally
> crash their box, so this should at least be caught at runtime.

It is hard to do without penalizing the common use. Hence
the documentation. 
Sometimes - that is the most sane thing to do. 

>I thought the TTL stuff was intended to avoid this ..

The problem is recursive dev queue locking of the same device.  
TTL is not very helpful there.

I dont want to rehash all those discussions we already had; so if you
have a clever way to fix this (without affecting performance of a sane
user), please send a patch and lets discuss.

cheers,
jamal

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