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

From: David S. Miller (
Date: Mon Jun 09 2003 - 18:39:15 EST

   From: Roman Zippel <>
   Date: Tue, 10 Jun 2003 01:34:19 +0200 (CEST)

   You also have to wait for the already running
   operations to finish, before you can allow the module to unload.

These things run under dev_base_lock, so either they find the device
or they don't, and since they hold a spinlock they can't preempt.
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