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Date:	Mon, 02 Nov 2009 03:42:57 -0800 (PST)
From:	David Miller <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net-next-2.6] packet: less dev_put() calls

From: Eric Dumazet <>
Date: Mon, 02 Nov 2009 10:43:32 +0100

> - packet_sendmsg_spkt() can use dev_get_by_name_rcu() to avoid touching device refcount.
> - packet_getname_spkt() & packet_getname() can use dev_get_by_index_rcu() to
>   avoid touching device refcount too.
> tpacket_snd() & packet_snd() can not use RCU yet because they can sleep when
> allocating skb.
> Signed-off-by: Eric Dumazet <>

You're unstoppable :-)

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