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Date:	Mon, 21 May 2007 19:42:39 -0400
From:	Jeff Garzik <>
To:	Auke Kok <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] e1000: Don't enable polling in open() (was: e1000: assertion
 hit in e1000_clean(), kernel

Auke Kok wrote:
> Herbert Xu 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.
> Bugzilla:
> Tested by Doug Chapman <>
> Signed-off-by: Auke Kok <>
> Acked-by: Herbert Xu <>
> ---
>  drivers/net/e1000/e1000_main.c |    4 ----
>  1 files changed, 0 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)

applied, though as a poster (DaveJ?) noted, I'm not sure it completely 
fixes the bug

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