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Date:   Mon, 27 Feb 2017 14:35:17 -0800
From:   Eric Dumazet <>
To:     Stephen Hemminger <>
Cc:     David Miller <>, netdev <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v3 net] net: solve a NAPI race

On Mon, 2017-02-27 at 14:14 -0800, Stephen Hemminger wrote:

> The original design (as Davem mentioned) was that IRQ's must be disabled
> during device polling. If that was true, then the race above
> would be impossible.

I would love to see an alternative patch.

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