Re: question on context of kfree_skb()

Oliver Neukum (
Tue, 31 Dec 2002 01:57:06 +0100

Am Montag, 30. Dezember 2002 23:32 schrieb Manfred Spraul:
> Mulix wrote:
> >dev_kfree_skb_any() should be called when you could be either
> >executing in interrupt context or not.
> dev_kfree_skb_any() can misdetect the context: You must not use the
> function if you hold an irq spinlock and you might be running from BH or
> process context.

What then shall be used under these circumstances ?
Could you perhaps summarise the issue ?


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