[ofa-general] [PATCH v2] ipiob: fix rtnl deadlock
rdreier at cisco.com
Sun Aug 17 17:31:05 PDT 2008
> What if you bring the device down, while you get a join completion event?
> ipoib_stop() can run in parellel with ipoib_mcast_join_complete(), and you
> will just wait for ipoib_stop() to finish to do netif_carrier_on() afterwards.
Yes, but after ipoib_stop() finishes, netif_carrier_on() doesn't do
anything that could cause a problem, since the netdev is down.
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