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Date:	Thu, 17 May 2007 10:49:45 +1000
From:	Benjamin Herrenschmidt <>
To:	Linas Vepstas <>
Cc:	Tsutomu OWA <>,,,,,,
Subject: Re: Resending: RT patches expose netdev race [was Re: [RFC] [patch
	2/2] powerpc 2.6.21-rt1: fix kernel hang and/or panic

> I do not know why sk_buff->head would be null, or
> would be set in a racy kind of way, or why the rt patches
> would cause this. But the evidence implicates that.

Would it be possible that a locking bug in spidernet would cause it
under some circumstances to get a stale skb pointer ?


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