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Date:	Fri, 8 Jun 2007 08:54:52 +1000
From:	Herbert Xu <herbert@...dor.apana.org.au>
To:	"David S. Miller" <davem@...emloft.net>,
	Andrew Morton <akpm@...ux-foundation.org>
Cc:	Joseph Fannin <jfannin@...il.com>, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
	linux-net@...r.kernel.org, netdev@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: 2.6.22-rc4-mm2: Assigning IP address fails

On Thu, Jun 07, 2007 at 03:06:53PM -0700, Andrew Morton wrote:
>
> >     I'm not able to bring an ethernet interface down and back up again
> > with this if avahi-autoipd is installed on my Ubuntu boxes.  I've seen
> > it on three different computers with different NIC hardware.

Sorry, it was my patch.  This patch should fix it.

[IPV4]: Do not remove idev when addresses are cleared

Now that we create idev before addresses are added, it no longer makes
sense to remove them when addresses are all deleted.

Signed-off-by: Herbert Xu <herbert@...dor.apana.org.au>

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diff --git a/net/ipv4/devinet.c b/net/ipv4/devinet.c
index 354e800..0cf813f 100644
--- a/net/ipv4/devinet.c
+++ b/net/ipv4/devinet.c
@@ -327,12 +327,8 @@ static void __inet_del_ifa(struct in_device *in_dev, struct in_ifaddr **ifap,
 		}
 
 	}
-	if (destroy) {
+	if (destroy)
 		inet_free_ifa(ifa1);
-
-		if (!in_dev->ifa_list)
-			inetdev_destroy(in_dev);
-	}
 }
 
 static void inet_del_ifa(struct in_device *in_dev, struct in_ifaddr **ifap,
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