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Date:	Thu, 13 Dec 2007 06:19:38 -0800 (PST)
From:	David Miller <>
Subject: Re: [RFC] net: napi fix

From: Andrew Gallatin <>
Date: Thu, 13 Dec 2007 09:13:54 -0500

> If the netif_running() check is indeed required to make a device break
> out of napi polling and respond to an ifconfig down, then I think the
> netif_running() check should be moved up into net_rx_action() to avoid
> potential for driver complexity and bugs like the ones you found.

That, or something like it, definitely sounds reasonable and much
better than putting the check into every driver :-)
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