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Date:   Mon, 16 May 2022 10:50:12 +0000
To:     CGEL <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] octeontx2-pf: Remove unnecessary synchronize_irq() before


This patch was applied to netdev/net-next.git (master)
by David S. Miller <>:

On Fri, 13 May 2022 08:19:18 +0000 you wrote:
> From: Minghao Chi <>
> Calling synchronize_irq() right before free_irq() is quite useless. On one
> hand the IRQ can easily fire again before free_irq() is entered, on the
> other hand free_irq() itself calls synchronize_irq() internally (in a race
> condition free way), before any state associated with the IRQ is freed.
> [...]

Here is the summary with links:
  - octeontx2-pf: Remove unnecessary synchronize_irq() before free_irq()

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