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Date:   Thu, 22 Jul 2021 21:35:19 +0300
From:   Sergey Ryazanov <>
To:     Loic Poulain <>
Cc:     David Miller <>,
        Jakub Kicinski <>,
        Johannes Berg <>,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH] wwan: core: Fix missing RTM_NEWLINK event for default link

On Thu, Jul 22, 2021 at 9:10 PM Loic Poulain <> wrote:
> A wwan link created via the wwan_create_default_link procedure is
> never notified to the user (RTM_NEWLINK), causing issues with user
> tools relying on such event to track network links (NetworkManager).
> This is because the procedure misses a call to rtnl_configure_link(),
> which sets the link as initialized and notifies the new link (cf
> proper usage in __rtnl_newlink()).
> Cc:
> Fixes: ca374290aaad ("wwan: core: support default netdev creation")
> Suggested-by: Sergey Ryazanov <>
> Signed-off-by: Loic Poulain <>

Acked-by: Sergey Ryazanov <>

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