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Date:	Fri, 25 Jun 2010 13:00:43 +1000
From:	Herbert Xu <herbert@...dor.apana.org.au>
To:	akpm@...ux-foundation.org
Cc:	mm-commits@...r.kernel.org, davem@...emloft.net,
	netdev@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: + fix-netpoll-allow-netpoll_setup-cleanup-recursion.patch
	added to -mm tree

On Thu, Jun 24, 2010 at 05:52:47PM -0700, akpm@...ux-foundation.org wrote:
> 
> The patch titled
>      fix "netpoll: Allow netpoll_setup/cleanup recursion"
> has been added to the -mm tree.  Its filename is
>      fix-netpoll-allow-netpoll_setup-cleanup-recursion.patch
> 
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> ------------------------------------------------------
> Subject: fix "netpoll: Allow netpoll_setup/cleanup recursion"
> From: Andrew Morton <akpm@...ux-foundation.org>
> 
> Remove rtnl_unlock() which had no corresponding rtnl_lock().
> 
> Cc: Herbert Xu <herbert@...dor.apana.org.au>
> Cc: David S. Miller <davem@...emloft.net>
> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@...ux-foundation.org>

Thanks for catching this Andrew!

> ---
> 
>  net/core/netpoll.c |    1 -
>  1 file changed, 1 deletion(-)
> 
> diff -puN net/core/netpoll.c~fix-netpoll-allow-netpoll_setup-cleanup-recursion net/core/netpoll.c
> --- a/net/core/netpoll.c~fix-netpoll-allow-netpoll_setup-cleanup-recursion
> +++ a/net/core/netpoll.c
> @@ -748,7 +748,6 @@ int __netpoll_setup(struct netpoll *np)
>  
>  	/* last thing to do is link it to the net device structure */
>  	rcu_assign_pointer(ndev->npinfo, npinfo);
> -	rtnl_unlock();
>  
>  	return 0;
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