[Bridge] Re: [PATCH] 2.4.27-rc4 bridge fix

David S. Miller davem at redhat.com
Mon Aug 2 13:19:46 PDT 2004

On Mon, 2 Aug 2004 13:08:40 -0700
Stephen Hemminger <shemminger at osdl.org> wrote:

> The problem was that the br_add_bridge ended up calling register_netdev
> that did a rtnl_lock.  This fixes that, and gets rid of the bridge_list,
> there is no need to keep a separate device list of just bridges.  By not
> having multiple lists, races are avoided. 

Marcelo, please apply this.


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