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Date:	Tue, 2 Apr 2013 17:45:14 +0200
From:	Veaceslav Falico <vfalico@...hat.com>
To:	Eric Dumazet <eric.dumazet@...il.com>
Cc:	netdev@...r.kernel.org, fubar@...ibm.com, andy@...yhouse.net,
	edumazet@...gle.com
Subject: Re: [PATCH] bonding: get netdev_rx_handler_unregister out of locks

On Tue, Apr 02, 2013 at 08:26:02AM -0700, Eric Dumazet wrote:
>On Tue, 2013-04-02 at 17:15 +0200, Veaceslav Falico wrote:
>> Now that netdev_rx_handler_unregister contains synchronize_net(), we need
>> to call it outside of bond->lock, cause it might sleep. Also, remove the
>> already unneded synchronize_net().
>>
>> Signed-off-by: Veaceslav Falico <vfalico@...hat.com>
>> ---
>>  drivers/net/bonding/bond_main.c |    3 +--
>>  1 files changed, 1 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
>>
>> diff --git a/drivers/net/bonding/bond_main.c b/drivers/net/bonding/bond_main.c
>> index 11a8cb3..78c9e2d 100644
>> --- a/drivers/net/bonding/bond_main.c
>> +++ b/drivers/net/bonding/bond_main.c
>> @@ -1975,12 +1975,11 @@ static int __bond_release_one(struct net_device *bond_dev,
>>  		return -EINVAL;
>>  	}
>>
>> +	write_unlock_bh(&bond->lock);
>>  	/* unregister rx_handler early so bond_handle_frame wouldn't be called
>>  	 * for this slave anymore.
>>  	 */
>>  	netdev_rx_handler_unregister(slave_dev);
>> -	write_unlock_bh(&bond->lock);
>> -	synchronize_net();
>>  	write_lock_bh(&bond->lock);
>>
>>  	if (!all && !bond->params.fail_over_mac) {
>
>Good catch, thanks !
>
>Acked-by: Eric Dumazet <edumazet@...gle.com>
>
>I'll send a net-next patch to remove the synchronize_net() from bridge
>code as well.

Nice, when I've checked it not to be under other locks I've somehow missed
the part where the bridge calls synchronize_net() right after it.

Thank you!

>
>
>
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