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Date:	Fri, 19 Oct 2007 01:34:05 -0700 (PDT)
From:	David Miller <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/2] net: Let inet_diag and friends autoload

From: Herbert Xu <>
Date: Fri, 19 Oct 2007 16:21:23 +0800

> David Miller <> wrote:
> >
> > I'm concerned it might be dangerous to load the module in
> > this context, the RTNL semaphore is held and the module we
> > are requesting could easily try to take it and deadlock.
> We shouldn't be holding the RTNL here.  AFAICS we only hold
> inet_diag_mutex which is used in just one spot.

You're right.

I'll reconsider these patches.
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