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Date:	Sat, 15 Dec 2007 21:37:22 -0800 (PST)
From:	David Miller <>
Subject: Re: [patch 2/4] net: use mutex_is_locked() for ASSERT_RTNL()

From: Andrew Morton <>
Date: Fri, 14 Dec 2007 21:44:18 -0800

> That sounds like a bug in mutex_trylock() to me.

I disagree, I have yet to see a legitimate case where doing a trylock
on a mutex lock didn't turn out to be a bug when performed in an
atomic context.

This is particularly true in the networking, the bonding driver
has provided some excellent examples over the years :-)
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