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Date:	Tue, 02 Apr 2013 09:27:57 -0700
From:	Eric Dumazet <eric.dumazet@...il.com>
To:	David Miller <davem@...emloft.net>
Cc:	vfalico@...hat.com, netdev@...r.kernel.org,
	stephen@...workplumber.org, Jiri Pirko <jiri@...nulli.us>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net-next] bridge: remove a redundant synchronize_net()

On Tue, 2013-04-02 at 12:12 -0400, David Miller wrote:

> Note that we have a few spots now that do two synchronize_net()'s per
> opertaion, such as team port removal, and openvswitch has such a path
> as well.  They all are of the form:
> 
> 	netdev_rx_handler_unregister()
> 	...
> 	lots of other stuff
> 	...
> 	synchronize_net();
> 
> So might be harder to factor back out than this br_if.c case.
> 

Strange, I do see call_rcu() in openvswitch, not a synchronize_{net|
rcu}(). Probably OK to leave as is, as it's not a big deal.

I'll let Jiri handle the team driver change, as its not clear what
synchronize_rcu() call in team_port_del() is protecting



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