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Date:	Tue, 28 Feb 2012 15:22:13 -0500 (EST)
From:	David Miller <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 03/13] mac802154: RX data path

From: Alexander Smirnov <>
Date: Tue, 28 Feb 2012 18:00:22 +0300

> Main RX data path implementation between physical and mac layers.
> Both contexts are supported: interrupt (data processed via worker)
> and non-interrupt (data processed directly).
> Signed-off-by: Alexander Smirnov <>

If packets are properly pushed into the stack via the core receive
packet processing of the networking, you should always be in softirq
context and therefore have no need to a workqueue to get out of hardirq

Please redo this code so that it processes RX packets properly and
consistently with how other protocol layers do things, which is taking
packets from the netif_receive_skb() et al. paths via core protocol
demux and therefore running always in softirq context.
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