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Date:	Mon, 17 Dec 2007 15:31:33 +0800
From:	Herbert Xu <herbert@...dor.apana.org.au>
To:	Jarek Poplawski <jarkao2@...il.com>
Cc:	Andrew Morton <akpm@...ux-foundation.org>,
	David Miller <davem@...emloft.net>, netdev@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [patch 2/4] net: use mutex_is_locked() for ASSERT_RTNL()

On Mon, Dec 17, 2007 at 08:26:01AM +0100, Jarek Poplawski wrote:
>
> Btw. #2: David Miller gave this example of ASSERT_RTNL use:
> 
> 	ASSERT_RTNL();
> 	page = alloc_page(GFP_KERNEL);
> 
> But isn't there a debugging duplication: it seems alloc_page() is used
> in so many places and this check for GFP is/should_be there already?

On some paths this may be buried a conditional.  Also if you
replace it with a mutex_is_locked without the may_sleep it won't
catch the case that started all this, namely the promiscuous path.

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