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Date:	Wed, 26 Sep 2007 22:09:43 -0700 (PDT)
From:	David Miller <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 2/4] net ipv4: Remove unnecessary test for the loopback
 device from inetdev_destroy

From: (Eric W. Biederman)
Date: Wed, 26 Sep 2007 17:55:29 -0600

> Currently we never call unregister_netdev for the loopback device so
> it is impossible for us to reach inetdev_destroy with the loopback
> device.  So the test in inetdev_destroy is unnecessary.
> Further when testing with my network namespace patches removing
> unregistering the loopback device and calling inetdev_destroy works
> fine so there appears to be no reason for avoiding unregistering the
> loopback device.
> Signed-off-by: Eric W. Biederman <>

Fair enough, applied to net-2.6.24
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