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Date:	Sat, 15 Dec 2007 21:44:29 -0800 (PST)
From:	David Miller <>
Subject: Re: [patch 2/4] net: use mutex_is_locked() for ASSERT_RTNL()

From: Herbert Xu <>
Date: Sat, 15 Dec 2007 21:10:16 +0800

> On Sat, Dec 15, 2007 at 02:48:10AM -0800, Andrew Morton wrote:
> >
> > Now as a separate issue we (ie: you) need to work out what _other_ things
> > you want ASSERT_RTNL to check apart from "rtnl must be held".
> Since we have now established that ASSERT_RTNL never actually
> warned about usage on paths with BH off, I think Eric's original
> patch is fine as it is and I owe him an apology.

Ok, same here...

Such situations (ASSERT_RTNL() in atomic context) have always
been bugs though, and that continues to be true and I think
the check should be added somehow.
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