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Date:	Sat, 28 Sep 2013 15:20:42 -0700 (PDT)
From:	David Miller <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] net: net_secret should not depend on TCP

From: Hannes Frederic Sowa <>
Date: Wed, 25 Sep 2013 01:51:47 +0200

> On Tue, Sep 24, 2013 at 06:19:57AM -0700, Eric Dumazet wrote:
>> From: Eric Dumazet <>
>> A host might need net_secret[] and never open a single socket. 
>> Problem added in commit aebda156a570782
>> ("net: defer net_secret[] initialization")
>> Based on prior patch from Hannes Frederic Sowa.
>> Reported-by: Hannes Frederic Sowa <>
>> Signed-off-by: Eric Dumazet <>
> FWIW, I reviewed that the loop indeed cannot block and gave the patch a
> quick test drive. Also, the ipv6_hash_secret is only used by the ehash
> functions. So this is a superior patch than mine:
> Acked-by: Hannes Frederic Sowa <>

Applied and queued up for -stable, thanks.
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