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Date:	Wed, 12 Sep 2007 04:06:16 -0700 (PDT)
From:	David Miller <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 12/16] net: Support multiple network namespaces with

From: (Eric W. Biederman)
Date: Sat, 08 Sep 2007 15:28:27 -0600

> Each netlink socket will live in exactly one network namespace,
> this includes the controlling kernel sockets.
> This patch updates all of the existing netlink protocols
> to only support the initial network namespace.  Request
> by clients in other namespaces will get -ECONREFUSED.
> As they would if the kernel did not have the support for
> that netlink protocol compiled in.
> As each netlink protocol is updated to be multiple network
> namespace safe it can register multiple kernel sockets
> to acquire a presence in the rest of the network namespaces.
> The implementation in af_netlink is a simple filter implementation
> at hash table insertion and hash table look up time.
> Signed-off-by: Eric W. Biederman <>

Applied to net-2.6.24, thanks.
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