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Date:	Sun, 03 Jun 2007 11:47:46 -0400
From:	Jeff Garzik <>
To:	Auke Kok <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] e1000: disable polling before registering netdevice

Auke Kok wrote:
> To assure the symmetry of poll enable/disable in up/down, we should
> initialize the netdevice to be poll_disabled at load time. Doing
> this after register_netdevice leaves us open to another race, so
> lets move all the netif_* calls above register_netdevice so the
> stack starts out how we expect it to be.
> Signed-off-by: Auke Kok <>
> Cc: Herbert Xu <>
> Cc: Doug Chapman <>
> ---
>  drivers/net/e1000/e1000_main.c |   11 +++++++----
>  1 files changed, 7 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)

applied to #upstream-fixes

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