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Date:	Wed, 02 Sep 2009 23:09:54 -0700 (PDT)
From:	David Miller <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net-next-2.6] drivers: Kill now superfluous ->last_rx

From: Eric Dumazet <>
Date: Mon, 31 Aug 2009 18:34:50 +0200

> Eric Dumazet a écrit :
>> Neil Horman a écrit :
>>> I still see a large number of drivers that update dev->last_rx, although its
>>> not all as I look through the list, so something definately seems amiss.
>> Some drivers still update dev->last_rx for their own needs, not a core
>> network concern.
>> But a cleanup is certainly possible on few other drivers, about a dozen
>> if I count correctly.
> Well, a litle bit more if we look outside of drivers/net
> [PATCH net-next-2.6] drivers: Kill now superfluous ->last_rx stores
> The generic packet receive code takes care of setting
> netdev->last_rx when necessary, for the sake of the
> bonding ARP monitor.
> Signed-off-by: Eric Dumazet <>

Applied, thanks Eric.
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