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Date:	Tue, 21 Oct 2014 21:36:04 -0400 (EDT)
From:	David Miller <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] netlink: Re-add locking to netlink_lookup() and seq

From: Thomas Graf <>
Date: Tue, 21 Oct 2014 22:05:38 +0200

> The synchronize_rcu() in netlink_release() introduces unacceptable
> latency. Reintroduce minimal lookup so we can drop the
> synchronize_rcu() until socket destruction has been RCUfied.
> Cc: David S. Miller <>
> Cc: Eric Dumazet <>
> Reported-by: Steinar H. Gunderson <>
> Reported-and-tested-by: Heiko Carstens <>
> Signed-off-by: Thomas Graf <>

Applied and queued up for -stable.

Please use an appropriate "Fixes: " tag in the future, this is
especially important for an issue as serious as this one.

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