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Date:	Mon, 17 Dec 2007 09:26:32 +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 Sun, Dec 16, 2007 at 07:06:41PM +0100, Jarek Poplawski wrote:
>
> It seemed to exist a few days ago:
> http://kerneltrap.org/mailarchive/linux-netdev/2007/12/4/473123
> 
> Btw., I don't know which of the patches: Eric's or yours will be chosen,
> but, IMHO, there is no reason to remove rtnl_trylock(), which can be still
> useful, just like mutex_trylock() is.

Doh! Andrew was too convincing :) I misread the grep result on
in_interrupt.  Of course that function returns true if we're
either in an IRQ handler or have BH off.

I retract what I've said in this thread and continue to oppose
this change without a might_sleep.

Thanks,
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