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Date:	Thu, 14 Aug 2008 14:52:02 +1000
From:	Simon Horman <>
To:	Sven Wegener <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] ipvs: Create init functions for estimator code

On Thu, Aug 14, 2008 at 12:47:16AM +0200, Sven Wegener wrote:
> Commit 8ab19ea36c5c5340ff598e4d15fc084eb65671dc ("ipvs: Fix possible deadlock
> in estimator code") fixed a deadlock condition, but that condition can only
> happen during unload of IPVS, because during normal operation there is at least
> our global stats structure in the estimator list. The mod_timer() and
> del_timer_sync() calls are actually initialization and cleanup code in
> disguise. Let's make it explicit and move them to their own init and cleanup
> function.
> Signed-off-by: Sven Wegener <>

I like the simplification that this change brings.

Acked-by: Simon Horman <>
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