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From: "David S. Miller" <>
Subject: Re: bug in /net/core/dev.c
Date: Tue, 12 Jun 2001 07:57:56 -0700 (PDT)	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>
In-Reply-To: <> writes:
 > On 390 it is very easy to hotplug devices under VM.
 > We do it all the time using the channel device layer on s/390, so users
 > can reconfigure devices if they misconfigure them.
 > If it can be registered it should be able to be unregistered.
 > Cornelia Huck in our group in boeblingen noticed the bug too.

I still think it's bogus.  Those "early init of device" messages
should only be occurring for specific legacy ISA device drivers,
and for nothing else.

You need to find a way to link in the S390 network drivers after the
net/ module so that the drivers run their init after net_dev_init()

Sure, this refcount thing is a bug, and I will look at your patch, but
you need to make your normal net devices get init'd after
net_dev_init() runs.

David S. Miller

  reply	other threads:[~2001-06-12 14:58 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 16+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2001-06-12 14:17 DJBARROW
2001-06-12 14:57 ` David S. Miller [this message]
2001-06-12 15:34   ` Keith Owens
2001-06-12 15:46   ` David S. Miller
2001-06-12 16:11     ` Keith Owens
  -- strict thread matches above, loose matches on Subject: below --
2001-06-13 10:03 DJBARROW
2001-06-13 10:18 ` David S. Miller
2001-06-12 18:38 DJBARROW
2001-06-12 18:44 ` David S. Miller
2001-06-12 17:05 Ulrich.Weigand
2001-06-12 17:20 ` Keith Owens
2001-06-12 16:43 DJBARROW
2001-06-12 16:51 ` David S. Miller
2001-06-12 17:02 ` Keith Owens
2001-06-11 18:32 DJBARROW
2001-06-12  3:18 ` David S. Miller

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