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Date:	Thu, 13 Dec 2007 11:13:44 +0800
From:	Herbert Xu <herbert@...dor.apana.org.au>
To:	davem@...emloft.net (David Miller)
Cc:	wangchen@...fujitsu.com, jgarzik@...ox.com, khc@...waw.pl,
	netdev@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] HDLC driver: use unregister_netdev instead of unregister_netdevice

David Miller <davem@...emloft.net> wrote:
> From: Wang Chen <wangchen@...fujitsu.com>
> Date: Wed, 12 Dec 2007 10:35:56 +0800
> 
>> [PATCH] HDLC driver: use unregister_netdev instead of unregister_netdevice
> 
> Applied, thanks for finding and fixing this bug.

Let's see who else is doing this:

[NET]: Check RTNL status in unregister_netdevice

The caller must hold the RTNL so let's check it in unregister_netdevice.

Signed-off-by: Herbert Xu <herbert@...dor.apana.org.au>

diff --git a/net/core/dev.c b/net/core/dev.c
index 06615df..b254e52 100644
--- a/net/core/dev.c
+++ b/net/core/dev.c
@@ -3967,6 +3967,8 @@ void synchronize_net(void)
 
 void unregister_netdevice(struct net_device *dev)
 {
+	ASSERT_RTNL();
+
 	rollback_registered(dev);
 	/* Finish processing unregister after unlock */
 	net_set_todo(dev);

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