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Date:   Sat, 29 Oct 2016 20:56:43 -0400 (EDT)
From:   David Miller <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2 net 1/2] vxlan: avoid using stale vxlan socket.

From: Pravin B Shelar <>
Date: Fri, 28 Oct 2016 09:59:15 -0700

> When vxlan device is closed vxlan socket is freed. This
> operation can race with vxlan-xmit function which
> dereferences vxlan socket. Following patch uses RCU
> mechanism to avoid this situation.
> Signed-off-by: Pravin B Shelar <>


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