Re: [PATCH][ATM] use rtnl_{lock,unlock} during device operations (take 2)

From: chas williams (
Date: Sat Jun 07 2003 - 06:19:15 EST

In message <>,James Steven
son writes:
>Think of a latop with a normall ethernet card in it.
>When you unplug the cable it wont disconnect all the tcp
>connection on the interface so that you could re route everything though
>a wireless card.

if i have a single interface and i physically remove it (not just unplug
the cable) i would be willing to accept that certain tcp connections are
going to die. particularly tcp which might be using keep alives.
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