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Date:   Wed, 26 Aug 2020 15:59:55 -0700 (PDT)
From:   David Miller <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net] ipv4: Silence suspicious RCU usage warning

From: Ido Schimmel <>
Date: Wed, 26 Aug 2020 19:48:10 +0300

> From: Ido Schimmel <>
> fib_info_notify_update() is always called with RTNL held, but not from
> an RCU read-side critical section. This leads to the following warning
> [1] when the FIB table list is traversed with
> hlist_for_each_entry_rcu(), but without a proper lockdep expression.
> Since modification of the list is protected by RTNL, silence the warning
> by adding a lockdep expression which verifies RTNL is held.
> Fixes: 1bff1a0c9bbd ("ipv4: Add function to send route updates")
> Signed-off-by: Ido Schimmel <>

Applied and queued up for -stable, thanks.

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