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Date:	Mon, 22 Dec 2008 19:44:58 -0800 (PST)
From:	David Miller <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH RFC] pkt_sched: Remove smp_wmb() in qdisc_watchdog()

From: Jarek Poplawski <>
Date: Fri, 19 Dec 2008 11:30:47 +0000

> While implementing a TCQ_F_THROTTLED flag there was used an smp_wmb()
> in qdisc_watchdog(), but since this flag is practically used only in
> sch_netem(), and since it's not even clear what reordering is avoided
> here (TCQ_F_THROTTLED vs. __QDISC_STATE_SCHED?) it seems the barrier
> could be safely removed.
> Signed-off-by: Jarek Poplawski <>

Applied to net-next-2.6, thanks Jarek.
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