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Date:	Fri, 04 Apr 2014 11:28:50 -0400 (EDT)
From:	David Miller <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] net: sched: dev_deactivate_many(): use msleep(1)
 instead of yield() to wait for outstanding qdisc_run callsb

From: Peter Zijlstra <>
Date: Fri, 4 Apr 2014 17:19:42 +0200

> And the above loop in tcp_output() is a plain memory deadlock, you
> should not loop on allocations like that. If the allocation fails;
> propagate the error.

There is nothing to "propagate" it to.  We have no "event" that will
trigger so that we have a second chance to send the FIN out, it really
must go out before we progress any further at this stage.
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