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Date:   Thu, 22 Jul 2021 19:14:21 +0300
From:   Sergey Ryazanov <>
To:     Loic Poulain <>
Cc:     David Miller <>,
        Johannes Berg <>,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH] wwan: core: Fix missing RTM_NEWLINK event

Hello Loic,

On Thu, Jul 22, 2021 at 6:39 PM Loic Poulain <> wrote:
> By default there is no rtnetlink event generated when registering a
> netdev with rtnl_link_ops until its rtnl_link_state is switched to
> initialized (RTNL_LINK_INITIALIZED). This causes issues with user
> tools like NetworkManager which relies on such event to manage links.
> Fix that by setting link to initialized (via rtnl_configure_link).

Shouldn't the __rtnl_newlink() function call rtnl_configure_link()
just after the newlink() callback invocation? Or I missed something?


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