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Date:	Tue, 22 May 2007 07:26:35 +1000
From:	Herbert Xu <>
To:	Auke Kok <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] e1000: Don't enable polling in open() (was: e1000: assertion hit in e1000_clean(), kernel

On Mon, May 21, 2007 at 08:32:41AM -0700, Auke Kok wrote:
> Herbert Xy wrote:
> "netif_poll_enable can only be called if you've previously called
> netif_poll_disable.  Otherwise a poll might already be in action
> and you may get a crash like this."
> Removing the call to netif_poll_enable in e1000_open should fix this issue,
> the only other call to netif_poll_enable is in e1000_up() which is only
> reached after a device reset or resume.
> Signed-off-by: Auke Kok <>
> Cc: Herbert Xu <>

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