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authorBen Hutchings <bhutchings@solarflare.com>2012-04-05 14:38:49 +0000
committerDavid S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>2012-04-06 02:43:12 -0400
commitb4f79e5cb2182f27d151da6e223186f287a615d6 (patch)
parent44c14c1d4cf9b6ef4993c4a69f479d1f13cb8b21 (diff)
ethtool: Remove exception to the requirement of holding RTNL lock
Commit e52ac3398c3d772d372b9b62ab408fd5eec96840 ('net: Use device model to get driver name in skb_gso_segment()') removed the only in-tree caller of ethtool ops that doesn't hold the RTNL lock. Signed-off-by: Ben Hutchings <bhutchings@solarflare.com> Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
1 files changed, 1 insertions, 2 deletions
diff --git a/include/linux/ethtool.h b/include/linux/ethtool.h
index e1d9e0ede309..f5647b59a90e 100644
--- a/include/linux/ethtool.h
+++ b/include/linux/ethtool.h
@@ -896,8 +896,7 @@ static inline u32 ethtool_rxfh_indir_default(u32 index, u32 n_rx_rings)
* All operations are optional (i.e. the function pointer may be set
* to %NULL) and callers must take this into account. Callers must
- * hold the RTNL, except that for @get_drvinfo the caller may or may
- * not hold the RTNL.
+ * hold the RTNL lock.
* See the structures used by these operations for further documentation.