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Date:	Mon, 17 Sep 2007 10:13:14 -0700
From:	Stephen Hemminger <>
	"Eric W. Biederman" <>,
	Kirill Korotaev <>,
	Benjamin Thery <>
Subject: Re: [net-2.6.24][patch 2/2] Dynamically allocate the loopback

On Mon, 17 Sep 2007 15:45:11 +0200 wrote:

> From: Daniel Lezcano <>
> Doing this makes loopback.c a better example of how to do a
> simple network device, and it removes the special case
> single static allocation of a struct net_device, hopefully
> making maintenance easier.

What is before/after code and data size, does it make code smaller?

> -module_init(loopback_init);
> +fs_initcall(loopback_init);
> +struct net_device *loopback_dev;
>  EXPORT_SYMBOL(loopback_dev);

Stephen Hemminger <>
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