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Date:	Wed, 26 Sep 2007 22:11:11 -0700 (PDT)
From:	David Miller <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 4/4] net: Make the loopback device per network namespace

From: (Eric W. Biederman)
Date: Wed, 26 Sep 2007 18:00:20 -0600

> This patch makes loopback_dev per network namespace.  Adding
> code to create a different loopback device for each network
> namespace and adding the code to free a loopback device
> when a network namespace exits.
> This patch modifies all users the loopback_dev so they
> access it as init_net.loopback_dev, keeping all of the
> code compiling and working.  A later pass will be needed to
> update the users to use something other than the initial network
> namespace.
> Signed-off-by: Eric W. Biederman <>

Applied to net-2.6.24, thanks Eric.
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