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Date:	Tue, 24 Jul 2007 11:49:08 +0400
From:	"Denis V. Lunev" <den@...nvz.org>
To:	netdev@...r.kernel.org, davem@...emloft.net, val@....edu
Cc:	tulip-users@...ts.sourceforge.net, devel@...nvz.org
Subject: [PATCH] possible deadlock in tulip driver

Calling flush_scheduled_work() may deadlock if called under rtnl_lock
(from dev->stop) as linkwatch_event() may be on the workqueue and it will try
to get the rtnl_lock

Signed-off-by: Denis V. Lunev <den@...nvz.org>
---

 tulip_core.c |    4 ++--
 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

--- ./drivers/net/tulip/tulip_core.c.tulip	2007-07-16 12:54:29.000000000 +0400
+++ ./drivers/net/tulip/tulip_core.c	2007-07-23 19:06:24.000000000 +0400
@@ -726,8 +726,6 @@ static void tulip_down (struct net_devic
 	void __iomem *ioaddr = tp->base_addr;
 	unsigned long flags;
 
-	flush_scheduled_work();
-
 	del_timer_sync (&tp->timer);
 #ifdef CONFIG_TULIP_NAPI
 	del_timer_sync (&tp->oom_timer);
@@ -1788,6 +1786,8 @@ static void __devexit tulip_remove_one (
 	if (!dev)
 		return;
 
+	flush_scheduled_work();
+
 	tp = netdev_priv(dev);
 	unregister_netdev(dev);
 	pci_free_consistent (pdev,
-
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