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Date:	Sun, 16 Sep 2007 16:43:30 -0700 (PDT)
From:	David Miller <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] fix net_device leak in vlan

From: Al Viro <>
Date: Mon, 3 Sep 2007 14:35:20 +0100

> In "[VLAN]: Move device registation to seperate function" (commit
> e89fe42cd03c8fd3686df82d8390a235717a66de), a pile of code got moved
> to register_vlan_dev(), including grabbing a reference to underlying
> device.  However, original dev_hold() had been left behind, so we
> leak a reference to net_device now...
> Signed-off-by: Al Viro <>

Patch applied, thanks Al.
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