Re: [patch net-next v2 2/2] net: introduce netif_addr_lock_nested() and call if when appropriate

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Mon, Jan 09, 2012 at 08:07:08PM CET, bhutchings@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
>On Mon, 2012-01-09 at 17:36 +0100, Jiri Pirko wrote:
>> dev_uc_sync() and dev_mc_sync() are acquiring netif_addr_lock for
>> destination device of synchronization. Since netif_addr_lock is already
>> held at the time for source device, this triggers depmod deathlock
>> warning.
>I think you mean '...lockdep deadlock warning'?

That's him :) I mixed that up a bit. Sorry :(


>Ben Hutchings, Staff Engineer, Solarflare
>Not speaking for my employer; that's the marketing department's job.
>They asked us to note that Solarflare product names are trademarked.
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