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Date:	Mon, 05 May 2008 12:37:03 -0700 (PDT)
From:	David Miller <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/2][ATM]: Do not free already unregistered net device.

From: Don Fry <>
Date: Mon, 05 May 2008 09:44:40 -0700

> I do not understand why this change was accepted.  All of the network
> drivers I just looked at in 2.6.25 do unregister_netdev() followed
> sometime soon by free_netdev().  Is there something different about ATM
> devices?  I did not look at all the drivers.

Indeed, this change does look bogus.

Pavel, please take a look, unregister_netdev() indeed does not free
the netdevice, and something (usually the caller) needs to do it.

I think I should revert your change.
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